Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session

HB862 HD1

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Report Title: Death With Dignity
Description: Allows a terminally ill, competent adult to get lethal dose of medication to end life. Prohibits mercy killings, lethal injections, and active euthanasia. Requires informed consent. Allows alternate doctor to replace attending doctor if latter declines to prescribe. Requires monitor at time of taking dose. (HB862 HD1)
Package: None
Introducer(s): B. OSHIRO, HAMAKAWA, SAIKI, M. OSHIRO, Luke
Current Referral:JUD

Date Status Text
1/24/2003HPass First Reading
1/27/2003HReferred to JUD, referral sheet 4.
8/21/2003DCarried over to 2004 Regular Session
3/2/2004HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 03-04-04 at 9:00 am in the State Capitol Auditorium.
3/4/2004HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Hamakawa, B. Oshiro, Caldwell, Chang, Kanoho, M. Oshiro, Marumoto, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Lee, Souki; 5 Noes: Representative(s) Herkes, Ito, Sonson, Finnegan, Pendleton; and 0 Excused: none.
3/5/2004HReported from the committee on JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 677-04) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/5/2004HDeferred one day Tuesday, 3/9/2004.
3/9/2004HRecommitted to the committee on JUD as amended in (HD 1) with Representative(s) Caldwell, Hale, B. Oshiro, Schatz, Shimabukuro voting no and none excused.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment