Assisted Suicide Bill (SB 1378 / HB 1394)

Allows for an adult suffering from a terminal disease to make a written request for life-ending medication.

Bill Analysis

Raises a whole host of spiritual, legal, and ethical issues. If passed, this bill could have enormous impact as to Tennessee’s policy (as a state) on the intrinsic value of life.

Bill Sponsors

Tate in the Senate
Wirgau in the House

Bill Status

No action taken in the House or Senate.

Full Text: Senate Bill / House Bill