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 05/02/22

SB 399, relative to certain provisions of the Fetal Life Protection Act requiring an ultrasound examination STATUS: Originally introduced as a bill intended to repeal the Fetal Life Protection Act, SB 399 was amended to simply clarify the law’s narrow ultrasound requirement and that version was passed by the Senate earlier …

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Legislative Update 04/26/22

HB 1609, relative to certain provisions of the fetal life protection act requiring an ultrasound examination Last Thursday the Senate voted down an amendment proposed by Senator Regina Birdsell which would have created a “safe haven” in NH for babies diagnosed with fatal fetal anomalies by allowing these children to …

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Legislative Update 04/11/22

SB 399, Relative to certain requirements of the Fetal Life Protection Act requiring an ultrasound examination STATUS: SB 399 was amended on the Senate Floor to change it from a bill designed to gut the Fetal Life Protection Act into one which simply clarifies the law’s narrow ultrasound requirement. WHEN: SB …

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Legislative Update 03/21/22

HB 1609—Relative to the Scope of the Fetal Life Protection Act WHEN: The House Finance Committee will vote on HB 1609 on Wednesday, March 23. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone OPPOSES this bill. WHY: Last year Governor Sununu signed into law HB 2, the state budget, which included the Fetal Life Protection Act. By allowing …

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Legislative Update 03/14/22: Important Bills Before the House this Week

HB 1673, relative to women’s privacy and repealing the fetal health protection act WHEN: HB 1673 will be voted on in the full NH House as early as Tuesday, March 15. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone OPPOSES this bill. WHY: Last month the House Judiciary Committee amended HB 1673 to create a bill which completely guts …

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