HB1503 (2018) Detail

Authorizing minors 16 years of age or older to independently consent to medical procedures.


HB 1503 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2619

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1503

 

AN ACT authorizing minors 16 years of age or older to independently consent to medical procedures.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Dyer, Hills. 37

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires licensed health care providers and health care facilities to obtain the independent consent of a minor 16 years of age or older before undergoing any medical procedure.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2619

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT authorizing minors 16 years of age or older to independently consent to medical procedures.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; Consent for Medical Procedures From Minors 16 Years of Age or Older Required.  Amend RSA 132 by inserting after section 40 the following new subdivision:

Consent for Medical Procedures From Minors 16 Years of Age or Older Required

132:41  Consent for Medical Procedures From Minors 16 Years of Age or Older Required.  A health care provider shall obtain the independent consent of any minor 16 years of age or older who undergoes any elective or non-elective medical procedure.  For the purposes of this subdivision,  "health care provider'' means any person, corporation, facility, or institution either licensed by this state or otherwise lawfully providing health care services.

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

Links

HB1503 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1503 Revision: 1850 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 1:34 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 1 P. 13
Jan. 24, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/24/2018 10:00 AM LOB 205
Jan. 24, 2018 Executive Session: 01/24/2018 LOB 205
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-0; CC)
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/07/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 5 P. 9
Feb. 8, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 6