HB83 (2005) Detail

(2nd New Title) relative to the distribution of brochures on family planning services, fetal alcohol syndrome, and human immunodeficiency virus.


CHAPTER 261

HB 83 – FINAL VERSION

23Feb2005… 0152h

04/21/05 1166s

29Jun2005… 1928cofc

2005 SESSION

05-0172

05/09

HOUSE BILL 83

AN ACT relative to the distribution of brochures on family planning services, fetal alcohol syndrome, and human immunodeficiency virus.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cady, Rock 1; Rep. Souza, Hills 11; Rep. Hagan, Hills 17; Rep. Bickford, Straf 3; Sen. Barnes, Dist 17; Sen. Martel, Dist 18

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires that brochures relative to family planning services, fetal alcohol syndrome, and human immunodeficiency virus be available to the public in the office of the town clerk. The bill also requires that the brochure relative to fetal alcohol syndrome be available to the public in state liquor stores. The bill removes the requirement in current law that the clerk discuss the brochures with marriage license applicants and that they sign an affidavit confirming receipt of the brochures.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

23Feb2005… 0152h

04/21/05 1166s

29Jun2005… 1928cofc

05-0172

05/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to the distribution of brochures on family planning services, fetal alcohol syndrome, and human immunodeficiency virus.

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

261:1 Protection for Maternity and Infancy; Brochure on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Amend RSA 132:2, XI to read as follows:

XI. Prepare, in conjunction with the office of alcohol and drug abuse prevention, a brochure which provides information relative to fetal alcohol syndrome [to persons applying for a marriage license and make such brochure available to town and city clerks for distribution under RSA 457:23, II] and which shall be available to the public in the office of the town clerk and at the check-out counter of the state liquor store.

261:2 Duties of the Department of Health and Human Services; Informational Brochure Relative to Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Amend RSA 141-F:3, XIII to read as follows:

XIII. Provide an informational brochure relative to the human immunodeficiency virus [to persons applying for a marriage license and make such brochure available] to town and city clerks for distribution under RSA [457:23, III] 457:28-a.

261:3 Brochures Relative To Family Planning Services, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. RSA 457:28-a is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

457:28-a Brochures Relative To Family Planning Services, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The town clerk shall make available to the public, in the office of the town clerk, a list of family planning agencies and services available in the state, the informational brochure relative to fetal alcohol syndrome prepared pursuant to RSA 132:2, XI, and the informational brochure relative to human immunodeficiency virus prepared pursuant to RSA 141-F:3, XIII. The department of health and human services shall supply each town clerk with a sufficient quantity of the brochures initially, to be resupplied upon the request of the town clerk.

261:4 Marriage License Forms. Nothing in this act shall prevent the use of a marriage license form that includes an affidavit relative to the receipt of certain brochures from the town clerk, provided that the affidavit shall not be executed or completed by the parties.

261:5 New Section; State Liquor Stores; Brochures Relative to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Amend RSA 177 by inserting after section 8-a the following new section:

177:8-b Brochures Relative to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The commission shall make informational brochures relative to fetal alcohol syndrome, prepared by the department of health and human services under RSA 132:2, XI, available to the public at the check-out counter of each state liquor store or through distribution programs run by the commission and calculated to provide the general public with information about fetal alcohol syndrome. The department of health and human services shall provide the commission with a sufficient quantity of the brochures initially, and additional brochures shall be available upon the request of the commission.

261:6 Repeal. RSA 457:23, II and III, relative to the requirement that persons applying for a marriage license receive a brochure concerning fetal alcohol syndrome and the human immunodeficiency virus, are repealed.

261:7 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: July 22, 2005)

(Effective Date: September 20, 2005)

Links

HB83 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB83 Revision: 9126 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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