Kristen Hanson of the Patients Rights Action Fund testified her husband was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2014 and was given four months to live. He died in 2018. She asked the committee to improve care, not assisted suicide. The N.J. Senate health committee held hearings on before voting on a bill that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending meds to terminally ill patients. The committee voted to approve the bill after the hearing at the Statehouse Annex in Trenton, N.J.