Bill Text: NH HB220 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing medical freedom in immunizations.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-04 - Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs [HB220 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB220-Introduced.html

HB 220  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0206

10/06

 

HOUSE BILL 220

 

AN ACT establishing medical freedom in immunizations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Nunez, Hills. 37; Rep. Rouillard, Hills. 6; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Rep. Binford, Graf. 15; Rep. Harvey-Bolia, Belk. 4; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Bordes, Belk. 3; Rep. Pauer, Hills. 26; Sen. Avard, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the policy for medical freedom in immunizations for communicable diseases.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0206

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT establishing medical freedom in immunizations.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Communicable Disease; Medical Freedom. Amend RSA 141-C by inserting after section 1 the following new section:

141-C:1-a.  Medical Freedom.  Every person has the inalienable right to bodily integrity, free from any threat or compulsion that the person accepts any medical intervention, including immunization. No person may be discriminated against for refusal to accept an unwanted medical intervention, including immunization.

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

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