Urgent action required!!
Tomorrow (1/24/18), the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee will hear HB1503 at 10:00AM. It is important that every NH Right to Life member contact each of the committee members and urge them to vote NO on this bill.
HB 1503 will lower the age of medical consent from 18 to 16. This is a slap in the face to the Parental Notification Law passed in 2011 that NHRTL vigorously supported.
HB1503 | Title: Authorizing minors 16 years of age or older to independently consent to medical procedures
Sponsors: (Prime) Rep. Dyer, Hills
This bill lowers the age of medical consent from 18 years old to 16 years old. This bill will make it easier for minors to receive abortions without their parents knowledge. It is a way to circumvent the Parental Notification law.
Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee
Secretary: Dottie McDonnell
Researcher: David Bates
Location: LOB 205
Committee Members: Email Committee Members
Chairman:Frank Kotowski(r) V. Chairman:Donald LeBrun(r) Clerk:Bill Nelson(r)
|Charles McMahon (r)||Joseph Guthrie (r)||Daniel Donovan (r)|
|John Fothergill (r)||Martin Bove (r)||Mariellen MacKay (r)|
|Jess Edwards (r)||Jim Fedolfi (r)||William Marsh (r)|
|Mark Pearson (r)||James MacKay (d)||Mary Freitas (d)|
|Lucy Weber (d)||Pamela Gordon (d)||Jerry Knirk (d)|
|Mindi Messmer (d)||Jeffrey Salloway (d)||Polly Campion (d)|
|Jessica Ayala (d)|
| NHRTL Email Blast.