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A doctor-prescribed suicide bill (LB 450), the “Patient Choice at End of Life Act,” was introduced in January 2017. It failed to pass in 2017 . It was carried over to 2018. No action was taken on the bill.
Text of bill
A doctor-prescribed suicide bill (LB 1056), the “Patient Choice at End of Life Act,” was introduced in Nebraska. The bill was withdrawn on April 4, 2016.
Text of Legislative Bill 1056
Analysis of Bill
Current law regarding assisted suicide
A person commits assisting suicide when, with intent to assist another person in committing suicide,
he aids and abets him in committing or attempting to commit suicide.
(Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-307