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Maine Death with Dignity Act enacted

Thursday, June 6, 2019

On Wednesday the 5th of June 2019, the Maine Senate enacted LD 1313, the Death with Dignity Act. This was the final vote in the legislature required to send the bill to Governor Janet Mills for her consideration.


On Thursday the 30th of May 2019, the Maine Senate approved (with 19 votes to 16) the Maine Death with Dignity Act. Two days before, on May 28, the House of Representatives already approved this act (with 72 votes to 68). The bill, that was introduced on March 18, 2019, now only needs the Governor’s signature. 


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