HB 1233  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2426

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1233

 

AN ACT prohibiting higher education institutions receiving state funds from requiring face masks and COVID-19 vaccinations for attendance.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Andrus, Merr. 1; Rep. J. Smith, Carr. 5; Rep. Baxter, Rock. 20; Rep. Wallace, Rock. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits higher education institutions from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination or face masks for enrollment or attendance.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2426

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT prohibiting higher education institutions receiving state funds from requiring face masks and COVID-19 vaccinations for attendance.

 

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

 

1  New Section; University System of New Hampshire; Vaccination and Mask Mandate Prohibited.  Amend RSA 187-A by inserting after section 16-b the following new section:

187-A:16-c  Vaccination and Mask Mandates Prohibited.  No institution in the university system of New Hampshire that receives state funds shall require that a student receive a COVID-19 vaccination or wear a face mask or other face covering as a condition for enrollment or attendance.

2  New Section; Community College System of New Hampshire; Vaccination or Mask Mandate Prohibited.  Amend RSA 188-F by inserting after section 21-a the following new section:

188-F:21-b  Vaccination and Mask Mandates Prohibited.  No institution in the community college system of New Hampshire that receives state funds shall require that a student receive a COVID-19 vaccination or wear a face mask or other face covering as a condition for enrollment or attendance.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.