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 Date Position Title Status
NH SB 402 2024-05-23 OPPOSE Allows a pharmacist, pharmacy intern, or pharmacy technician to administer vaccines licensed by the FDA & recommended by ACIP to individuals 18 & up Status: Passed full House with amendment (2024-1810h) by division vote of 231-135 on 5/23/2024; passed full Senate on 3/7/2024

Action: Contact your Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NH SB 440 2024-05-23 OPPOSE Authorizes Optometrists to administer FDA-approved influenza, COVID-19, and shingles vaccines to adults, part of larger optometry bill Status: Laid on the table on the House floor by a division vote of 224-137 on 5/23/2024; passed full Senate on 2/8/2024

Action: Contact your Representative, ask them to OPPOSE
NH HB 1365 2024-05-15 OPPOSE Allows for substitution by a pharmacist of an interchangeable biological product, including vaccines, for another FDA approved biological product Status: Recommended Ought to Pass in Senate Health & Human Services Committee by vote of 3-2 on 5/15/2024; passed full House as amended on 3/28/2024

Action: Contact your Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NH HB 1213 2024-05-02 SUPPORT Removes requirement for all child care agencies to enforce state vaccine mandates, keep vaccine records, & submit vaccine report for enrolled children Status: Passed House by Voice Vote on 3/7/2024; Referred to Interim Study by Senate Health & Human Services Committee on 4/25/2024, & full Senate on 5/2/2024

Action: None at this time
NH HB 1156 2024-03-14 SUPPORT Prohibits jurisdiction of CDC & WHO over state entities, no enforcing or collaborating with their mandates for vaccines, masking, or testing Status: Laid on the table in the House by a vote of 186-185 on 3/14/2024

Action: Contact your Representative & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NH HB 1661 2024-02-22 SUPPORT Requires death records to include certain immunization data received by the decedent, requires DOH to issue regular reports on deaths/immunizations Status: Referred to interim study, committee report adopted on House floor by voice vote on 2/22/2024

Action: None at this time
NH HB 1572 2024-02-22 SUPPORT Prohibits using mRNA technology including vaccines in food, requires labeling of lab grown meat and food containing insects, penalties for violations Status: Died, committee report of Inexpedient to Legislate adopted on House floor by voice vote on 2/22/2024

Action: NONE
NH SB 559 2024-02-15 OPPOSE Changes definition of vaccine to remove "for the purpose of producing immunity" Status: Eligible for Senate floor vote as of 2/15/2024; recommended Ought to Pass in the Senate Health & Human Services Committee by vote of 4-1 on 2/8/2024

Action: Contact your Senator & Representative, ask them to OPPOSE

Announcements

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