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AB-282 Aiding, advising, or encouraging suicide: exemption from prosecution.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 401 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

401.
 Every (a)  Any  person who deliberately aids, or  advises, or encourages another to commit suicide, suicide  is guilty of a felony.
(b) A person whose actions are compliant with the provisions of the End of Life Option Act (Part 1.85 (commencing with Section 443) of Division 1 of the Health and Safety Code) shall not be prosecuted under this section.