The Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act ( S2093) was introduced on January 12, 2024. It is sponsored by Senator Kallman. A hearing has been scheduled for March 5 at 5pm.

On January 10, 2024, H7100: The Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act was filed by Representative Edith Ajello.  The bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary and a public hearing was held on February 15, 2024. The bill is still in committee and we will update this page as we learn more. Compassion & Choices submitted written testimony in support of the legislation. 

Faced with a terminal diagnosis, Rhode Island residents deserve the full range of options for care at the end of life, including medical aid in dying. Medical aid in dying allows terminally ill adults to get a prescription they can take to end their life peacefully.

Tools and Resources

simple blue medical cross graphic.For Patients Access the Rhode Island Advance Directive  



tools for end of life planning and decision making.End-of-Life Planning Use our step-by-step guide to chart your journey.  



advance care planning and resources in Spanish, espanol.Los recursos en Español Los recursos en Español.  



answers to questions about COVID-19, including treatment and end of life.COVID-19 Toolkit Get answers to your questions about COVID-19 and end of life care.  



tools for end of life planning and decision making.Resources for Providers Find resources tailored to the needs of healthcare providers.