HB 1351  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2631

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1351

 

AN ACT prohibiting certain employers from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Silber, Belk. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2631

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT prohibiting certain employers from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

 

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

 

1  Legislative Findings.  The general court finds that:

I.  It is the longstanding public policy of New Hampshire to protect the rights of its citizens to live free; and

II.  This right to live free includes the right to make free, rationale choices regarding health care matters; and

III.  Every citizen should have the right to choose what, if any, substances are injected into their bodies, including, without limitation, any federally-mandated vaccines; and

2  New Paragraph; Communicable Disease; Medical Freedom in Immunizations.  Amend RSA 141-C:1-a by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  No person shall be compelled to receive an immunization for COVID-19 in order to secure, receive, or continue employment with or by any public or private employer that receives public funds, whether from the federal or state government or any subdivision thereof, and whether such funds are in the form of payment for contractual services, grants, or in any other form however denominated, and irrespective of the amount or level of such funding.  

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