Bill Text - HB361 (2017)

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


Revision: Jan. 30, 2017, 9:47 a.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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  RSA 141-C:6, XIII-XVI, relative to rulemaking for certain immunizations/vaccines, are repealed.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.

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.