SB495 (2018) Detail

Relative to certain court orders in a divorce/custody matter.


SB 495  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2839

05/01

 

SENATE BILL 495

 

AN ACT relative to certain court orders in a divorce/custody matter.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Rep. Bean, Rock. 21; Rep. Janvrin, Rock. 20

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill limits the court's authority to order that a child be vaccinated over the objection of one of the parents.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2839

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to certain court orders in a divorce/custody matter.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Parental Rights and Responsibilities; Decision Making Responsibility Regarding Vaccinations.  Amend RSA 461-A by inserting after section 19 the following new section:

461-A:19-a  Childhood Vaccinations.  If there has been no disagreement between a child's parents for more than 6 years regarding the decision not to vaccinate the child, neither parent shall seek an order to have the child vaccinated, or otherwise request a modification of the parenting plan or decision making responsibility regarding vaccinations, in any proceeding under this chapter.  In such cases, if the child is exempt from immunization pursuant to RSA 141-C:20-c, the court shall have no authority to order the child to be vaccinated.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

Links

SB495 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB495 Revision: 2733 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:49 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Jan. 30, 2018 Hearing: 01/30/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:45 am; SC 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 02/22/2018; SC 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 02/22/2018; SJ 5