California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 2810


Introduced by Assembly Member Eggman

(Coauthor: Senator Wolk)

February 19, 2016


An act relating to prescription drugs.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 2810, as introduced, Eggman. Aid-in-dying prescription drugs.

Under the End of Life Option Act, an adult who meets certain qualifications and who has been determined by his or her attending physician to be suffering from a terminal disease, as defined, is authorized to make a request for a drug prescribed pursuant to these provisions for the purpose of ending his or her life.

This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to health care coverage and payment for aid-in-dying prescription drugs.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation relating to health care coverage and payment for
3aid-in-dying prescription drugs.



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