California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 401

(a) Any person who deliberately aids, advises, or encourages another to commit suicide is guilty of a felony.

(b) A person whose actions are compliant with the provisions of the End of Life Option Act (Part 1.85 (commencing with Section 443 ) of Division 1 of the Health and Safety Code) shall not be prosecuted under this section.


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