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2020 Legislative Session

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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Legislative Update February 17

Week of February 17-21, 2020 Key Takeaways: Full House is meeting this week. Votes expected on putting abortion into NH Constitution (CACR 14) and legalization/regulation of marijuana (HB 1663-FN) among others. Details in this update. Senate committee will hold a hearing on a bill to require abortion coverage in any insurance policy with maternity benefits. (SB 486-FN). House Health and Human Services executive session on minors …

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Legislative Update February 10th

Week of February 10-17, 2020  Key Legislation: HB 1659-FN, Physician-assisted suicide CACR 14, abortion in state constitution, report on committee vote Updates on other legislation including born-alive protection, prenatal non-discrimination, and women’s sports BUT FIRST, A Note from Cornerstone on WHY Your Voice Is Important! Why doesn’t Cornerstone provide you with one-click email messages for legislators in our weekly updates? Because your voice is …

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Support Prenatal Nondiscrimination (HB 1678-FN, 2020)

Testimony submitted to House Judiciary Committee by Shannon McGinley, Executive Director of Cornerstone Action Cornerstone Action supports HB 1678-FN, the prenatal nondiscrimination act. We agree with the sponsors that no human being in utero should be discriminated against on the grounds of genetic diagnosis or sex. More important than anything we could share are the stories shared at the hearing by individuals living with …

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Protecting Born-Alive Infants (HB 1675-FN, 2020)

Testimony submitted to House Judiciary Committee by Shannon McGinley, Executive Director, Cornerstone Action Cornerstone Action supports HB 1675-FN, which would protect infants who survive attempted abortion. We fear an important point was lost at the House committee hearing on the bill: the legislation is about a situation arising after abortion, after a pregnancy has been terminated, after a woman has exercised a reproductive medical …

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Legislative Update January 27

There are many important bills being introduced in this year’s legislative session. We are sharing our latest legislative update to help keep you informed. Chances are one of these bills impacts you personally. Please take a moment to review! (Photo Credit: Beth Scaer) Key Legislation Coming Up the Week of January 27: HB 1675-FN, Born-Alive Infant Protection WHEN: Wednesday, January 29, 1 p.m., Representatives Hall in …

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Legislative Update: Public Hearing on Abortion Amendment Jan. 22

Seven New Hampshire House members are co-sponsoring a measure that would create a right to abortion protected under the New Hampshire Constitution. The House Judiciary Committee will have a public hearing on CACR 14 at 1 p.m. on January 22 in room 208 of the Legislative Office Building (Update: Because of the large number of attendees, this has been changed to Reps Hall in the …

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