Proposition 161 put on California ballot
Americans for Death with Dignity place Proposition 161 on the state ballot, but it falls short.
Oregon passes Death With Dignity law
Oregon voters approve Measure 16, Oregon Death With Dignity
Californian Death With Dignity bills fail
Death With Dignity bills in California fail to reach a vote in the full Assembly.
California Compassionate Choices Act fails
California tries again to introduce AB 651, the California Compassionate Choices Act, modeled after the Oregon law.
Terminally ill, Brittany Maynard moves to Oregon
Brittany Maynard, 29, learns she has terminal brain cancer and carefully decides to leave California for Oregon.
Brittany Maynard video goes viral
Former California resident Brittany Maynard's video regarding death with dignity is viewed more than 9 million times in its first month.
Brittany Maynard ends her life
Brittany Maynard uses her aid-in-dying prescription to peacefully die in Oregon.
SB 125 introduced
California State Senators Bill Monning and Lois Wolk along with Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman and sponsors introduce SB 125.
ABX2 15 signed into law
California Governor Jerry Brown signs ABX2 15 into law.
Aid-in-dying law becomes legal
End of Life Option Act (ABX2 15) goes into effect.