Syringe Service Program "Needle Exchange" - HB 610

Syringe Service Program "Needle Exchange" - HB 610

This bill requires the commissioner of the department of health and human services to establish guidelines for the operation of needle exchange programs in New Hampshire. The bill grants rulemaking authority to the commissioner of the department of health and human services for the purposes of the bill.

New Futures supports HB 610, which establishes state based Syringe Services Programs. These programs prevent the spread of certain communicable diseases such as Hepatitis C and encourage individuals to seek treatment.

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Bill Sponsors: Rep. Avellani, Carr. 5; Rep. Crawford, Carr. 4; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Rep. W. Marsh, Carr. 8

 

 

Bill Status
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote