California Senate Committee Approves End-of-Life Help Line

Legislation that would require California to establish an information line to answer the public’s questions about end-of-life options received approval in a Senate committee on Wednesday despite critics’ concerns that the bill could be mistaken for a suicide hotline.

SB 1002, authored by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, would make a toll-free number available on the state Department of Public Health’s website. Read more