Year: 1981 Source: New York: Society for the Right to Die, (1981), 68p. SIEC No: 19831426

10 States have enacted Right to Die or “Living Will” laws that give legal recognition to an individual’s advance declaration directing the withholding of life-sustaining measures in the event of terminal illness or injury. The first & second segments contain a general discussion of right to die legislation, & moral & legal implications of such legislation. The third & final segment contains texts of the Model Bill & individual State acts in existence in 1981.(NBB)