HB1331 (2020) Detail

Relative to organ donation on a driver's license.


HB 1331 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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 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

Bill Text Revisions

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
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