H.B. 76, the “End of Life Options Act,” was introduced in Utah in January 2017.
It was tabled on 2/9/17.
Text of H.B. 76
H.B. 264, the “End of Life Options Act,” was introduced in Utah. The bill would have permitted doctor-prescribed suicide. It failed on February 25, 2016.
Text of H.B. 264
H.B. 391, the “Utah Death with Dignity Act,” has been introduced in Utah. The bill would permit doctor-prescribed suicide.
Text of H.B. 391
The bill was put on hold for further study on March 5, 2015.
“Lawmakers Deny Bill Granting End-of-Life Options”
(City Weekly — February 25, 2016)
In Utah, a bill that would have permitted doctor-prescribed suicide in Utah was voted down by the House Health and Human Services Committee. This was the second year in a row the bill has been rejected.
“Right-to-die bill put on hold for further study”
(KSL — March 6, 2015)
Utah lawmakers put on hold Thursday a legislative proposal that would have created a process to allow terminally ill Utahn to obtain prescription medication they could self-administer “for a humane and dignified death.”
“Utah guv concerned about aid-in-dying bill becoming ‘Kevorkian scheme'”
(Salt Lake Tribune — February 24, 2015)
“I would not want this to be something that really is a Kevorkian scheme that has the unintended consequence where someone says ‘Life is tough, I’m old…so they have a right to end their life in some form or fashion.”