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For Immediate Release
July 1, 2021

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Governor Sununu Statement Regarding HB 567, Signs 14 Bills Into Law

Concord, NH – Today, after signing 14 bills into law, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement regarding HB 567, an act permitting certain military personnel, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics to apply for licensure as a nursing assistant:

“By codifying Emergency Order 78 into law, this bill provides yet another tool to ensure that health care providers across the Granite State are able to maintain their workforce and provide quality care well beyond the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Governor Chris Sununu. “Whether it was our current or former military personnel with medical backgrounds, EMTs, paramedics, or Licensed Nursing Assistants – those in the medical field stepped up throughout COVID-19, and this bill ensures we do the same for them by breaking down barriers and streamlining systems.”

A list of the 14 bills signed into law by Governor Sununu today is below:

  • HB 298, An act adding a member to the aviation users advisory board
  • HB 306, An act relative to revenue estimates while operating under emergency orders caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • HB 311, An act establishing a committee to study rail trail best management practices
  • HB 486, An act relative to eligibility for the low and moderate income homeowners property tax relief
  • HB 555, An act relative to prisoners' voting rights
  • HB 567, An act permitting certain military personnel, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics to apply for licensure as a nursing assistant
  • HB 606, An act exempting services provided without remuneration from license requirements for barbering, cosmetology, and esthetics
  • SB 23, An act changing the requirement that a member of the sponsoring charitable organization be present during certain games of chance
  • SB 25, An act relative to charity gaming licenses
  • SB 46, An act relative to the use of electronic poll books by cities and towns
  • SB 48, An act relative to the formula used to determine current use tax rates
  • SB 49, An act relative to the NH trust code
  • SB 77, An act relative to fees for the services of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs
  • SB 87, An Act adopting omnibus legislation relative to municipal finance