The bill will now continue its legislative journey, facing a vote in the Senate where it is also expected to pass.
"If my dad couldn’t control his body, he at least wanted to control how long he would be in it."
An appeals court ruled Tuesday that the state Superior Court failed to consider terminally-ill patients' interests when it blocked the law.
The option applies to patients with a prognosis of no more than six months.
The new legislation gives those with a six-month prognosis or an irreversible fatal illness the right to seek a doctor's help to die.
The Australian scientist and botanist died at an assisted-dying clinic in Switzerland.
The law allows patients to request medication to end their lives. It gives them the choice to change their minds, too.
The Supreme Court nominee's book title tells us all we need to know about where he stands.