H.R.9260: Stop Online Suicide Assistance Forums Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Oct. 31, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 31, 2022

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Bill Summary

Stop Online Suicide Assistance Forums Act This bill establishes a new federal criminal offense for using the mail or interstate communication to intentionally assist another individual in taking that individual's own life. The bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both—for an offense results in death. The bill provides that any action taken in accordance with state laws governing physician-assisted end...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 31, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Oct. 31, 2022

Introduced in the House by Lori Trahan (D-Mass.)

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