Bill Details - HB361 (2017)

HB 361 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0424

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 361

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of the commissioner of the department of health and human services relative to certain vaccine requirements.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Fraser, Belk. 1; Rep. Gould, Hills. 7; Rep. Murphy, Hills. 7; Rep. W. Marsh, Carr. 8; Sen. Avard, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill deletes the authority of the commissioner of the department of health and human services to adopt rules regarding certain child immunizations/vaccines.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0424

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of the commissioner of the department of health and human services relative to certain vaccine requirements.

 

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

 

1  Communicable Disease; Authority of Commissioner Regarding  Immunizations/ Vaccines.  Amend RSA 141-C:20-a to read as follows:

141-C:20-a  Immunization.

I.  All parents or legal guardians shall have their children who are residing in this state immunized against certain diseases.  These diseases shall include, but not be limited to, diphtheria, mumps, pertussis, poliomyelitis, rubella, rubeola, and tetanus.  [The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to other diseases which require immunization.]

II.  No child shall be admitted or enrolled in any school or child care agency, public or private, unless the following is demonstrated:

(a)  Immunization under paragraph I; or

(b)  [Partial immunization relative to the age of the child as specified in rules adopted by the commissioner; or

(c)]  Exemption under RSA 141-C:20-c.

2  Repeal.  RSA 141-C:6, XIII-XVI, relative to rulemaking for certain immunizations/vaccines, are repealed.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 3 P. 10
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 10:00 AM LOB 205
Feb. 22, 2017 Executive Session: 02/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 205
March 8, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 15-3; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 244-96 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 129

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 22, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB361 Revision: 312 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 9:47 a.m.