Legislation Tracker

The New Hampshire Animal Rights League closely tracks state legislation that could impact animals. Bills we are tracking for 2022 are listed below.

To read the full text of a bill, see the complete list of sponsors, or review other details, you can search by bill number from the New Hampshire General Court web site. 

Attending a bill hearing and adding your name to the sign in sheet is the best way to support or oppose legislation, but if you cannot attend, you can use the House of Representatives Remote Sign In Sheet.

Those on our mailing list will receive “action alerts” as these bills make their way through the legislative process.  Please reach out with any questions.

Bill
Position
Details

HB 1004 — relative to penalties for failure to provide information after an animal injury. (Rep. Hopper)

Hearing Date: Jan. 28, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m. in LOB 202-204
House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

HB 1107 — establishing a committee to study the rental or lease of housing to a person who has pets. (Rep. Read)

SUPPORT

Hearing Date: Jan. 12, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m.
House Judiciary Committee

HB 1108 — relative to the prescribed manner of posting land. (Rep. Read)

Hearing Date: Jan. 28, 2022 @ 11:15 a.m. in LOB 202-204
House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

HB 1186 — relative to companion animals during a declared state of emergency. (Rep. Gallager)

Hearing Date: Jan. 25, 2022 @ 2:30 p.m. in LOB 301-303
House Environment and Agriculture Committee

HB 1226 — prohibiting the declawing of cats. (Rep. Kenney)

Hearing Date: Jan. 25, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m. in LOB 301-303
House Environment and Agriculture Committee

HB 1308 — prohibiting the capture, possession, and propagation of hares and rabbits for hunting dog training and field trials. (Rep. Tucker)

SUPPORT

Archived Hearing Video
Go to 7:05:00

Executive Session (committee votes on bill): Jan. 25, 2022
House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee

HB 1310 — prohibiting the discharge of a firearm in the direction of a building, livestock, or pets. (Rep. Verville)

SUPPORT

Hearing Date: TBD
House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

HB 1356 — relative to the taking of gray squirrels. (Rep. Amanda Bouldin)

SUPPORT

Archived Hearing Video
Go to 6:05:00

Executive Session (committee votes on bill): Jan. 25, 2022
House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee

HB 1433 — relative to penalties for poisoning dogs. (Rep. Sullivan)

Hearing Date:  Jan. 28, 2022 @ 1:15 p.m. in LOB 202-204
House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

CACR 17 — Constitutional Amendment Concurrent Resolution. relating to ballot measures. Providing that upon petition by voters, a question may be placed on the ballot of a statewide election. (Rep. Adjutant, Rep. Read)

SUPPORT

Hearing Date: Jan. 13, 2022 @ 9:30 a.m.
House Election Law Committee

SB 202 — prohibiting the sale of cosmetic products tested on animals. (Sen. Watters)

SUPPORT

Hearing Date: Feb 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am in LOB 101 Senate Commerce