2017 – 2018
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. It was carried over to 2018.
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.