Legislative Update

Blog posts that have to do with timely legislative goings on. It will have what bills are coming up, when the hearings are and Cornerstone’s position, and how you can take action

Legislative Update January 11th 2021

Hearings To Be Scheduled Soon on More Than 800 Bills in House and Senate New Hampshire House and Senate committees will meet next week via Zoom conferences to take up their lengthy agenda for 2021. Hearings on hundreds of bills will be scheduled over the next few weeks. While the hearings will be held remotely, the committees will still be taking testimony from the public. Cornerstone …

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Ask Governor Sununu to VETO HB 685, the Abortion Insurance Mandate

ACTION ITEM: CALL GOVERNOR SUNUNU’S OFFICE AT (603) 271-2121 AND ASK HIM TO VETO HB 685 If you have already called or emailed the Governor about this bill, please contact him again with your brief and friendly reminder.  WHY? Governor Chris Sununu is the only person standing between you and House Bill 685, an abortion insurance mandate. Abortion supporters want to mandate that some health insurance policies …

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Legislative Update June 29 & 30

Last Scheduled Session for New Hampshire Senate on June 29,House on June 30  Trouble spots: omnibus billsand abortion insurance mandate The Senate will convene at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29 in Representatives’ Hall at the State House in Concord. The session will be live-streamed at the following link: The House will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 at the Whittemore Center at the …

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Legislative Update June 15

SENATE SESSION THIS WEEK The New Hampshire Senate will meet in session on Tuesday, June 16, at 10:00 a.m. in Representatives’ Hall. The session will be live streamed at this link:  SB 480, Save Women’s Sports  Bill Status Listed As “Miscellaneous” The official calendar for The New Hampshire Senate’s June 16 session is more than 300 pages long, but one bill failed to make …

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Legislative Update June 10

Week of June 8-12, 2020 After a 12-week hiatus due to COVID-19, the House is meeting on June 11 to resume this year’s legislative session and the Senate resumes committee hearings.   Senate Hearing June 11 on Bill Amended to Require Some Health Insurance Policies Offering Maternity Benefits to Cover Abortions In March, The New Hampshire Senate passed SB 486-FN, to mandate abortion coverage in …

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Legislative Update March 16th

Week of March 16-20, 2020 General Court News Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, out of an abundance of caution the General Court has suspended all legislative activities for at least one week, March 16-20. The State House will be closed to legislative members, legislative staff, and visitors but remain open for governmental operations until further notice Note from Cornerstone: With this news, the Senate …

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Legislative Update March 9

 Week of March 9-13, 2020 Key Updates and Calls to Action The House will take up multiple bills we’re following this week. Your voice is needed! Multiple key bills being taken up by the House with committee recommendations we hope to overturn. See list and details in this update. CACR-14 (Abortion in the NH Constitution) tabled by House! Senate to vote on abortion insurance …

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Legislative Update March 2

Week of March 2-6, 2020 Calls to Action for Week of March 2 House to vote on abortion amendment to NH Constitution (CACR 14) Thursday, March 5 Senate meets Thursday, March 5; abortion-insurance bill still pending (SB 486-FN) House Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs committee to vote on parental rights (HB 1404) and vital records (HB 1577-FN) Tuesday, March 3 House Judiciary Committee to vote on …

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Legislative Update February 24th 2020

Week of February 24-28 What’s in this issue: The House and Senate are off, but some key education bills are facing committee votes this week. Continued tracking of important legislation we’re following. Key Legislation We’re Following HB 1251, Participation in school sports for female student athletes (Save Women’s Sports), Committee vote this week!! WHEN: The House Education Committee will vote on HB 1251 at a session beginning at …

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