Bill Text: NH HB1003 | 2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibiting health care providers from refusing to provide care or services based on patient vaccination status.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-02-01 - Public Hearing: 02/01/2022 1:00 p.m. Legislative Office Building210-211 [HB1003 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2022-HB1003-Introduced.html

HB 1003 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2209

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1003

 

AN ACT prohibiting health care providers from refusing to provide care or services based on patient vaccination status.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushman, Hills. 2; Rep. Kelsey, Hills. 7; Rep. Blasek, Hills. 21; Rep. A. Lekas, Hills. 37; Rep. Roy, Rock. 32; Rep. Pauer, Hills. 26; Sen. Ricciardi, Dist 9

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits health care providers from refusing to provide care or services based on patient vaccination status.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2209

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT prohibiting health care providers from refusing to provide care or services based on patient vaccination status.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Patients' Bill of Rights; Prohibition on Refusal to Provide Care or Services Based on Vaccination Status.  Amend RSA 151 by inserting after section 21-b the following new section:

151:21-c  Prohibition on Refusal to Provide Care or Services Based on Vaccination Status.  No health care provider licensed or registered to provide services in this state may refuse to provide care or services based on a patient's vaccination status.

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

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