Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams says she remains confident the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill will receive majority of votes in both the lower house and the upper house of NSW Parliament.
However, she said ultimately she can't predict what the outcome may be, given it's dependent on a number of factors out of her control.
On October 19 Mark Banasiak, an MP from the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party, referred the legislation to an Upper House committee.
Camden Head resident Janet Cohen, who is terminally ill, accused politicians of playing politics when it came to the referral.
The committee will finalise a report on the Bill in February, 2022, if it passes the lower house.
Mr Banasiak denied he was "playing politics" and said ultimately a decision on the Bill in the lower house may not have happened until 2022, regardless of the referral.
"The inquiry in the upper house can occur at the same time as the debate in the lower house," he said.
"There is actually no delay from that inquiry."
Mrs Williams said she will keep the community updated on how the debate progresses in the lower house, where a record 28 MPs co-sponsored the Bill, including herself.
Mrs Williams conceded it would be difficult to put a timeframe on how long the debate in the lower house would take before MPs vote on the Bill.
There are two private members bills scheduled ahead of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.
"We will know more once we get to the end of the first week," Mrs Williams said.
The vote will be a conscience vote which means MPs didn't have to follow the party line when making their decision.
Mrs Williams said it's important for everyone to have an opportunity to debate.
"I understand some people's views will be reflective of their faith," she said.
"I'll be reflecting on my own personal experiences, as someone who has worked within palliative care and worked alongside some incredible palliative care professionals.
"I will also reflect on the views of my community."
More than 2180 people responded to a survey Mrs Williams shared, with more than 91 per cent of respondents supporting the Bill.
If the Bill does become law it will take another 18 months for it to be enacted, according to Independent MP Alex Greenwich.
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