Bill Text: NH SB253 | 2023 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relative to parental access to a minor child's medical records.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2023-08-30 - Subcommittee Work Session: 09/26/2023 10:15 am Legislative Office Building 206-208 [SB253 Detail]

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SB 253  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2023 SESSION

23-1031

06/05

 

SENATE BILL 253

 

AN ACT relative to parental access to a minor child's medical records.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 7; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Murphy, Dist 16; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Rep. Sellers, Graf. 18; Rep. J. Harvey-Bolia, Belk. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides parents of minor children full access to their minor children's medical record.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

23-1031

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Three

 

AN ACT relative to parental access to a minor child's medical records.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Medical Records; Parental Access.  Amend RSA 332-I:1 by inserting after paragraph I the following new paragraph:

I-a.  Except when specifically protected under RSA 141-C:18, RSA 141-F:7, RSA 135-C:19-a, or 45 C.F.R. § 160.502, or prohibited by an order of a court of competent jurisdiction, a parent of a minor child shall be entitled to have full and complete access to the medical records of the minor child.

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

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