For Immediate Release
Posted: May 20, 2022

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Governor Chris Sununu Signs 55 Bills Into Law, Vetoes 1

Concord, NH – Please see below for a list of 55 bills signed into law by Governor Chris Sununu today:

  • SB 201, An relative to naming a bridge in the Town of Rumney and a bridge in the Town of Center Harbor
  • SB 223, An act relative to requirements for recovery houses
  • SB 260, An act relative to search and rescue teams activated by fish and game
  • SB 279, An act establishing a study committee on harm reduction and overdose prevention programs
  • SB 284, An act relative to the treatment of glaucoma
  • SB 306, An act relative to the penalties for various motor vehicle violations
  • SB 348, An act relative to political expenditures and contributions
  • SB 356, An act relative to medical benefits payments by state retirees
  • SB 380, An act relative to solid waste rules and landfill containment tests
  • SB 391, An act relative to the operation of a state forensic psychiatric hospital
  • SB 396, An act relative to solid waste management
  • SB 414, An act relative to the definition of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
  • SB 423, An act relative to a closed loop referral system in the department of health and human services
  • SB 439, An act relative to the brain and spinal cord injury advisory council and community-based support program
  • SB 460, An act relative to salaries for employee positions approved by the joint committee on employee classification
  • HB 122, An act amending the capital appropriations for an aviation hanger bay in the department of military affairs and veterans services
  • HB 241, An act repealing the definition of brook trout
  • HB 410, An act establishing a commission to study the assessing of power generation and utility transmission
  • HB 576, An act relative to victims compensation fund eligibility
  • HB 1000, An act prohibiting motorcycle profiling
  • HB 1003, An act prohibiting health care providers from refusing to provide care or services based on patient vaccination status
  • HB 1005, An act relative to the creation of a NH low-grade timber and wood emerging market commission
  • HB 1010, An act requiring municipal voter history to be made accessible in the statewide centralized voter registration database
  • HB 1035, An act relative to exemptions from school vaccine mandates
  • HB 1037, An act relative to the governor's duties during a state of emergency
  • HB 1045, An act relative to the composition of the ethics oversight advisory committee
  • HB 1052, An act relative to the number of rounds of ammunition allowed for hunting regardless of firearm capacity
  • HB 1069, An act relative to the election of villages district commissioners
  • HB 1085, An act relative to ignition lock requirements
  • HB 1102, An act relative to certain committees and commissions of the department of state
  • HB 1157, An act relative to electronic ballot counting devices
  • HB 1164, An act revising the agriculture in the classroom committee
  • HB 1182, An act relative to the board of court reporters
  • HB 1192, An act relative to the board of acupuncture licensing and relative to the qualifications for the licensure as an acupuncturist
  • HB 1202, An act to transportation of pupils to school activities by a contract carrier
  • HB 1206, An act relative to the source of funding for appointment of counsel or other services for indigent persons
  • HB 1235, An act relative to compensation paid to a crime victim
  • HB 1239, An act relative to habitual offender hearings
  • HB 1341, An act relative to the definition of conviction in motor vehicle laws
  • HB 1344, An act relative to the authority of real estate brokers
  • HB 1446, An act relative to the governing board of recreational therapists and relative to the governing board of respiratory care practitioners
  • HB 1457, An act relative to chain of custody of ballot boxes after an election
  • HB 1488, An act expanding the prohibition against discrimination based on an individual's election not to participate in the state vaccine registry
  • HB 1491, An act relative to natural gas transmission pipeline safety
  • HB 1497, An act relative to optional allowances in the retirement system
  • HB 1505, An act establishing concurrent jurisdiction in juvenile matters with the U.S. Department of Defense for coordination with the military family advocacy program
  • HB 1527, An act relative to vote returns
  • HB 1528, An act establishing a public boat access donation program for operators of non-motorized boats
  • HB 1530, An act establishing curricular transfer pathways between the community college system of NH and the university system of NH
  • HB 1534, An act authorizing the use of side exhausts for antique vehicles
  • HB 1577, An act relative to exemptions from prosecution for victims of human trafficking
  • HB 1608, An act relative to withdrawal from the state immunization registry
  • HB 1622, An act relative to notice that a health care provider is no longer accepting new patients and relative to mental health parity
  • HB 1659, An act relative to criminal history background checks for certain health care workers
  • HB 1673, An act relative to certain provisions of the fetal life protection act requiring an ultrasound examination

Today, Governor Sununu vetoed HB 1131, an act relative to facial covering policies for schools. A copy of the Governor’s veto message can be found here.

Note: HB 1609, an act relative to certain provisions of the fetal life protection act requiring an ultrasound examination, has been enrolled. Governor Sununu intends to sign the bill when it reaches his desk.