A doctor-prescribed suicide bill (H.B. 789), titled the “End of Life Option Act” was introduced on April 11, 2017. The bill did not pass in 2017.
Text of H.B. 789
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“House bill would allow suicide for terminally ill”
(Winston-Salem Journal Now — April 12, 2015
House Bill 611 was introduced Thursday by two House Democrats…Rep. Pricey Harrison, D-Guilford, said she recognizes it will take several years to gain momentum behind the bill, particularly in a Republican-controlled legislature. The bill has not been placed into a committee.
“‘Death with Dignity Act’ filed in state House”
(WECT — April 9, 2015)
Rep. Pricey Harrison (D-Guilford) and Rep. Susan Fisher (D-Buncombe) filed the bill Thursday in the state House.