New Hampshire Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center New Hampshire State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
NH HB 592 2022-10-27 SUPPORT Died, referred to Interim Study on 10/29/2021, voted not recommended for future legislation on 10/27/2022 Requires pharmaceutical companies to post bond for costs of illness/death from vaccine
NH HB 1224 2022-10-19 SUPPORT Died, referred to Interim Study on 2/8/2022, voted not recommended for future legislation on 10/19/2022 Prohibits governmental COVID-19 mandates and discrimination on vaccine status by certain entities
NH HB 1271 2022-10-19 WATCH Died, referred to Interim Study on 3/15/2022, voted not recommended for future legislation on 10/19/2022 Requiring legislative approval for vaccine mandates issued by the state health commissioner
NH HB 1280 2022-07-08 SUPPORT Enacted, signed by Governor 7/8/2022, vaccine provision effective 1/1/2023 Prohibits using parents' decisions not to vaccinate their children as evidence in any proceeding to terminate parental rights
NH HB 1455 2022-07-01 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 305, effective 7/1/2022 Prohibits state and local enforcement of federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates, with health care facility exception
NH HB 1487 2022-07-01 OPPOSE Enacted, Chapter 307, effective 8/30/2022 Codifies into law New Hampshire HHS requirement for health care providers to sign vaccine registry withdrawal form for minors
NH HB 1604 2022-06-24 OPPOSE Enacted, Chapter 269, effective 8/23/2022 Limits religious & medical exemptions for individuals under federal CMS vaccine mandate
NH HB 1606 2022-06-24 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 270, effective 7/1/2023 Requires individuals to give opt-in consent for their information to be included in the state vaccine registry
NH HB 1495 2022-06-24 WATCH Enacted, Chapter 263, effective 6/24/2022 Prohibits governmental entities from forcing businesses to require proof of vaccination, prohibits immunity passports
NH SB 288 2022-06-07 WATCH Enacted, Chapter 159, effective 6/7/2022 Establishes a committee to study the listing of immunizations for children & take testimony on COVID-19 Vaccines for school/childcare
NH HB 1431 2022-05-26 SUPPORT Died, conference committee report failed to pass House, session ended 5/26/2022 Establishes parental bill of rights and requires public schools to inform parents of their right to exempt children from school immunizations
NH HB 1369 2022-05-26 OPPOSE Died, failed to move out of the House, session ended 5/26/2022 Allows performing arts venues to establish their own health policies, including vaccine mandates
NH HB 1481 2022-05-26 OPPOSE Died, failed to be taken up again after being laid on the table, session ended 5/26/2022 Repeals Medical Freedom in Immunizations law as passed on July 23 2021
NH HB 1233 2022-05-26 SUPPORT Died, failed to be taken up again after being laid on the table, session ended 5/26/2022 Prohibits public higher education entities from having COVID-19 vaccine & mask mandates for students
NH HB 1099 2022-05-26 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass conference committee, session ended 5/26/2022 Prohibits the Department of Health & Human Services from requiring COVID-19 vaccination to provide services
NH HB 506 2022-05-26 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022 session which ended 5/26/2022 Provides equal access to public accommodations to individuals who refuse vaccination
NH HB 1332 2022-05-26 OPPOSE Died, failed to move out of the House, session ended 5/26/2022 Allows public universities and colleges to mandate COVID-19 vaccines
NH HB 1035 2022-05-20 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 55, effective 7/19/2022 Removes notarization requirement for religious vaccine exemption request
NH HB 1488 2022-05-20 WATCH Enacted, Chapter 74, effective 7/19/2022 Expands entities prohibited from discriminating against individuals declining registry participation
NH HB 1003 2022-05-20 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 52, effective on 5/20/2022 Prohibits most healthcare providers from discriminating against patients based on vaccination status
NH HB 1608 2022-05-20 WATCH Enacted, Chapter 83, effective on 5/20/2022 Requires health dept. to conduct public info campaign to inform people COVID vaccine information entered in registry without consent can be removed
NH HB 1210 2022-05-06 WATCH Died, referred to Interim Study on 5/6/2022 Allowing COVID-19 vaccine exemptions for employees/students of entities that receive public funds
NH HB 1089 2022-05-06 SUPPORT Died, referred to Interim Study on 5/6/2022 Voids noncompete agreements for employees fired for refusing new vaccine mandates by employers
NH SB 319 2022-05-04 OPPOSE Died, House voted bill was inexpedient to legislate on 5/4/2022 Requires financial health insurance incentives for individuals based on COVID-19 vaccination status
NH HB 1379 2022-04-21 OPPOSE Died, referred to Interim Study on 4/21/2022 Adds new child vaccine requirements and reduces HHS Department's ability to issue additional mandates
NH HB 1241 2022-04-21 WATCH Died, referred to Interim Study on 4/21/2022 Attempts to prohibit school COVID-19 Vaccine mandates
NH SB 374 2022-03-18 WATCH Died, referred to Interim Study on 3/18/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates on certain individuals and allows others to claim exemptions
NH HB 1088 2022-03-17 WATCH Died, House adopted committee report stating bill was inexpedient to legislate on 3/17/2022 Establishes rights of employees to wear PPE and be vaccinated against COVID-19
NH HB 1490 2022-03-16 SUPPORT Died, failed in House vote on 3/16/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status/refusal to use medical device in public places
NH HB 1352 2022-03-15 WATCH Died, House adopted consent calendar listing bill as inexpedient to legislate on 3/15/2022 Creates workers' compensation eligibility for adverse reactions to mandatory COVID-19 vaccines
NH HB 1633 FN 2022-03-15 OPPOSE Died, House adopted consent calendar listing bill as inexpedient to legislate on 3/15/2022 Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for all students, extends all vaccine requirements to college students
NH HB 1126 2022-03-10 OPPOSE Died, House voted bill was inexpedient to legislate on 3/10/2022 Permits minors over the age of 16 to consent to vaccinations without parental consent
NH HB 1260 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, House adopted committee report stating bill was inexpedient to legislate on 3/10/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in employment, public accommodations & housing
NH HB 1351 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, House adopted consent calendar listing bill as inexpedient to legislate on 3/10/2022 Prohibits employers that receive public funds from issuing COVID-19 vaccine mandates
NH HB 1334 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, House adopted consent calendar listing bill as inexpedient to legislate on 3/10/2022 Adds vaccination definition to statute on New Hampshire Vaccine Association
NH HB 1377 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, House adopted consent calendar listing bill as inexpedient to legislate on 3/10/2022 Allows employees fired for noncompliance with vaccine mandates to receive unemployment benefits
NH HB 146 2022-01-05 SUPPORT Died, referred to Interim Study on 1/5/2022 Requires providers to give list of ingredients contained in an injectable medication

Announcements

There are no announcements available at this time, but please check back soon.