§ 11-60-1 Legislative findings
§ 11-60-2 Definitions
§ 11-60-3 Prevention of assisted suicide
§ 11-60-4 Acts and omissions exempted
§ 11-60-5 Injunctive relief

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 11-60 - Assisted Suicide

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Licensed health care professional: means a physician, surgeon, podiatrist, osteopath, osteopathic physician and surgeon, physician assistant, nurse, nurse anesthetist, dentist, or pharmacist licensed pursuant to title 5. See Rhode Island General Laws 11-60-2
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Suicide: means the act or instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally. See Rhode Island General Laws 11-60-2