HB1331 (2020) Detail

Relative to organ donation on a driver's license.


HB 1331 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

11Mar2020... 0471h

2020 SESSION

20-2398

11/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1331

 

AN ACT relative to organ donation on a driver's license.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Janigian, Rock. 8; Rep. Klein-Knight, Hills. 11; Rep. Aldrich, Belk. 2; Rep. Piemonte, Rock. 4; Rep. St. Clair, Belk. 9; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies that a person's decision to donate his or her own body, organ, or tissue upon death is not subject to amendment or revocation after such person's death.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11Mar2020... 0471h 20-2398

11/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to organ donation on a driver's license.

 

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

 

1  Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; Honoring an Individual's Decision to Donate.  Amend RSA 291-A:23 to read as follows:

291-A:23  Honoring an Individual's Decision to Donate.  A person's decision to make a donation of that person's own body, organ, or tissue after death shall be honored and may not be revoked or amended by anyone after such individual's death.  In the absence of a revocation or amendment by the individual prior to death, health care providers and procurement organizations shall act in accordance with the donor's decision and may take appropriate actions to effect the anatomical gift.

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

Links

HB1331 at GenCourtMobile
HB1331 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 28, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1331 Revision: 8284 Date: March 11, 2020, 2:14 p.m.
HB1331 Revision: 6951 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:37 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 28, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/28/2020 01:00 pm LOB 205
Feb. 4, 2020 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/04/2020 01:00 pm LOB 205
Feb. 13, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/13/2020 10:00 am LOB 205
Feb. 18, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 205
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0471h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 10 P. 19
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0471h (Vote 20-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0471h: AA VV 03/11/2020
March 11, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0471h: MA VV 03/11/2020
June 16, 2020 Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8