Bill Details - SB159 (2017)

SB 159  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0978

01/06

 

SENATE BILL 159

 

AN ACT relative to qualifying medical conditions for the purposes of therapeutic cannabis.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds Ehlers-Danlos syndrome to the definition of "qualifying medical conditions" for the purposes of therapeutic cannabis.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0978

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to qualifying medical conditions for the purposes of therapeutic cannabis.

 

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

 

1  Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Definitions.  Amend RSA 126-X:1, IX(a)(1) to read as follows:

(1)  Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C currently receiving antiviral treatment, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pancreatitis, spinal cord injury or disease, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, lupus, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, ulcerative colitis, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or one or more injuries that significantly interferes with daily activities as documented by the patient's provider; and

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 5
March 14, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Hearing: 03/14/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm; SC 14
March 20, 2017 Hearing: 03/20/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 15
March 29, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/29/2017; SC 16
March 29, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/29/2017; SJ 11
March 23, 2017 Introduced 03/23/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 11 P. 27
April 19, 2017 Public Hearing: 04/19/2017 11:00 AM LOB 205
April 25, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 04/25/2017 09:30 AM LOB 205
May 23, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 05/23/2017 11:15 AM LOB 205
June 1, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 06/01/2017 (Vote 16-0; CC) HC 26 P. 8
June 1, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 18

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 20, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 29, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 19, 2017 House Hearing
April 25, 2017 House Exec Session
May 23, 2017 House Exec Session
June 1, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB159 Revision: 1691 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 12:32 p.m.