HB105 (2005) Detail

Relative to denial of fertility treatment to a fertility patient.


HB 105 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0028

01/09

HOUSE BILL 105

AN ACT relative to denial of fertility treatment to a fertility patient.

SPONSORS: Rep. Crane, Hills 21; Rep. Lasky, Hills 26

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits hospitals or other facilities offering fertility treatment services from denying a patient such services, except for medical or payment reasons.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0028

01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to denial of fertility treatment to a fertility patient.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Denial of Fertility Treatments Prohibited. Amend RSA 151 by inserting after section 12-a the following new section:

151:12-b Denial of Fertility Treatments Prohibited. No hospital or other facility licensed pursuant to this chapter which provides fertility treatment services shall deny such services to any patient for any reason other than medical or payment reasons.

2 New Paragraph; Denial of Fertility Treatment Services Prohibited. Amend RSA 151:21 by inserting after paragraph XX the following new paragraph:

XXI. A patient shall not be denied fertility treatments except for medical or payment reasons.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

Links

HB105 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB105 Revision: 8602 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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