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

The following table lists the active action alerts for all states.

Bills to Watch

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

State Bill Number Position Status Title
NH HB 1431 2022-05-19 SUPPORT Conference committee meeting scheduled on 5/19/2022 Establishes parental bill of rights and requires public schools to inform parents of their right to exempt children from school immunizations
NH HB 1099 2022-05-16 SUPPORT Conference committee meeting scheduled on 5/17/2022 Prohibits the Department of Health & Human Services from requiring COVID-19 vaccination to provide services
NH HB 1495 2022-05-13 WATCH Passed House 3/16/2022, Passed Senate 4/21/2022, House concurs with Senate amendment 5/13/2022 Prohibits governmental entities from forcing businesses to require proof of vaccination
NH HB 1487 2022-05-13 OPPOSE Conference committee meeting scheduled on 5/17/2022 Codifies into law New Hampshire HHS requirement for health care providers to sign vaccine registry withdrawal form for minors
NH HB 1455 2022-05-13 SUPPORT Passed House on 3/16/2022, passed Senate on 5/6/2022, House concurs with Senate amendment 5/12/2022 Prohibits state and local enforcement of federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates, with health care facility exception
NH HB 1604 2022-05-13 OPPOSE Passed House 3/31/2022, passed Senate 5/5/2022, House concurred with Senate amendment 5/13/2022 Limits religious & medical exemptions for individuals under federal CMS vaccine mandate
NH HB 1606 2022-05-13 SUPPORT Passed House 3/15/2022, passed Senate 5/6/2022, House concurred with Senate Amendment 5/13/2022 Requires individuals to be given the opportunity to opt-in or opt-out of the state vaccine registry
NH HB 1280 2022-05-12 SUPPORT Passed House 3/15/2022, passed Senate 5/5/2022, House concurred with Senate amendment 5/12/2022 Prohibits using parents' decisions not to vaccinate their children as evidence in any proceeding to terminate parental rights
NH SB 288 2022-05-04 WATCH Passed Senate 3/31/2022, passed House 5/4/2022 Establishes a committee to study the listing of immunizations for children & take testimony on COVID-19 Vaccines for school/childcare
NH SB 319 2022-04-28 OPPOSE Died, 11:8 vote inexpedient to legislate in House Commerce & Consumer Affairs Committee Requires financial health insurance incentives for individuals based on COVID-19 vaccination status
NH HB 1210 2022-04-27 WATCH Referred to Interim Study on 4/27/2022 Allowing COVID-19 vaccine exemptions for employees/students of entities that receive public funds
NH HB 1089 2022-04-26 SUPPORT Referred to Interim Study on 4/26/2022 Voids noncompete agreements for employees fired for refusing new vaccine mandates by employers
NH HB 1035 2022-04-21 SUPPORT Passed House 3/15/2022, Passed Senate 4/21/2022 Removes notarization requirement for religious vaccine exemption request
NH HB 1608 2022-04-21 WATCH Passed House 3/31/2022, Passed Senate 4/21/2022 Requires health dept. to conduct public info campaign to inform people COVID vaccine information entered in registry without consent can be removed
NH HB 1488 2022-04-21 WATCH Passed House 3/15/2022, Passed Senate 4/21/2022 Expands entities prohibited from discriminating against individuals declining registry participation
NH HB 1003 2022-04-21 SUPPORT Passed House 3/11/2022, Passed Senate 4/21/2022 Prohibits most healthcare providers from discriminating against patients based on vaccination status
NH HB 1241 2022-04-14 WATCH Referred to Interim Study Attempts to prohibit school COVID-19 Vaccine mandates
NH HB 1379 2022-04-14 OPPOSE Referred to Interim Study Adds new child vaccine requirements and reduces HHS Department's ability to issue additional mandates
NH SB 374 2022-03-21 WATCH Referred to an interim study on 3/17/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates on certain individuals and allows others to claim exemptions
NH HB 1490 2022-03-21 SUPPORT Died in the full House on 3/16/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status/refusal to use medical device in public places
NH HB 1352 2022-03-10 WATCH Died in House Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services Committee Creates workers' compensation eligibility for adverse reactions to mandatory COVID-19 vaccines
NH HB 1271 2022-03-09 WATCH Died in Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs committee, referred for Interim Study Requiring legislative approval for vaccine mandates issued by the state health commissioner
NH HB 1481 2022-03-09 OPPOSE Died in the House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee on 3/9/2022 Repeals Medical Freedom in Immunizations law as enacted on July 23 2021
NH HB 1633 FN 2022-03-08 OPPOSE Died in House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee on 3/8/2022 Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for all students, extends all vaccine requirements to college students
NH HB 1369 2022-02-25 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing in the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs on 2/7/2022 Allows performing arts venues to establish their own health policies, including vaccine mandates
NH HB 1260 2022-02-16 SUPPORT Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-4; RC) Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in employment, public accommodations & housing
NH HB 1088 2022-02-16 WATCH Scheduled for executive session in House Labor, Industrial & Rehabilitative Services on 2/24/2022 Establishes rights of employees to wear PPE and be vaccinated against COVID-19
NH HB 1377 2022-02-16 SUPPORT Scheduled for a executive session on 2/16/2022 in House Labor, Industrial & Rehabilitative Services Allows employees fired for noncompliance with vaccine mandates to receive unemployment benefits
NH HB 1351 2022-02-16 SUPPORT Scheduled for exec. session on 2/16/2022 in House Labor, Industrial & Rehabilitative Services Prohibits employers that receive public funds from issuing COVID-19 vaccine mandates
NH HB 1224 2022-02-04 SUPPORT Scheduled for executive session on 2/8 in House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee Prohibits governmental COVID-19 mandates and discrimination on vaccine status by certain entities
NH HB 1126 2022-01-31 OPPOSE Bill Died vote 12:9 inexpedient to legislate in House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Permits minors over the age of 16 to consent to vaccinations without parental consent
NH HB 1233 2022-01-20 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing on 2/2/2022 in House Education Committee Prohibits public higher education entities from having COVID-19 vaccine & mask mandates for students
NH HB 1332 2022-01-20 OPPOSE Scheduled for hearing on 2/2/2022 in House Education Committee Allows public universities and colleges to mandate COVID-19 vaccines
NH HB 1334 2022-01-11 WATCH Scheduled for a hearing in the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs on 1/11/2022 Adds vaccination definition to statute on New Hampshire Vaccine Association
NH HB 146 2021-12-17 SUPPORT Referred to interim study by committee on 12/16/2021 Requires providers to give list of ingredients contained in an injectable medication
NH HB 592 2021-10-15 SUPPORT Scheduled for an executive session in the House on 10/26/2021 Requires pharmaceutical companies to post bond for costs of illness/death from vaccine
NH HB 506 2021-04-13 SUPPORT Died for 2021, left on the table Provides equal access to public accommodations to individuals who refuse vaccination

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!