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Medical Aid in Dying Bill Passes on Senate Floor

Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act allows terminally ill adults the option to die peacefully, if and when they choose

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, House Bill 47, The Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act, passed the Senate with a vote of (24-17). If enacted, this law would allow terminally ill, mentally competent adults who are given six or fewer months to live, the option to request and self-administer medication to die peacefully and on their own terms.

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