HB 1035  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2182

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1035

 

AN ACT relative to exemptions from school vaccine mandates.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Ricciardi, Dist 9

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows parents to obtain an exemption from vaccinations required for school attendance.  The parent may claim the exemption for medical or religious reasons or as a matter of conscience.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2182

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to exemptions from school vaccine mandates.

 

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

 

1  Communicable Disease; Immunization Required for School Attendance; Grounds and Procedure for Exemption.  RSA 141-C:20-c is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

141-C:20-c  Exemptions.  A child shall be exempt from immunization if the child's parent or legal guardian submits a written request for a medical, religious, or conscientious objector exemption.  The written request shall simply state:  “I {Parent’s name}, here by submit this request for a medical, religious, or conscientious objector exemption from the mandated vaccinations required per RSA:141-C:20-a for my child, {Child's name}.  {Parent/Guardian signature required}”.  Upon receipt of the written request, the exemption shall be granted.

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