VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law
Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB579
This bill creates exception under Death with Dignity Act to 15-day waiting period for patient with less than 15 days to live, and if less than two days to live creates exception to two-day waiting period.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Allows deadly drugs to be prescribed the same day as the diagnosis of a terminal disease is imminent upon two oral requests and one doctor’s approval.