Policy and Legislation

New Hampshire State House

Policy and Legislation

We monitor legislative activities that impact the lives of people with disabilities and we are often called on to provide information about the anticipated effects of proposed legislation.

Know Your Rights

The New Hampshire Legislature regularly addresses issues of interest to people with disabilities. It establishes funding levels for services and adopts laws which affect access to public services and accommodations.

Any member of the public may provide input to legislative decision-making. When a bill is being considered, there are committee hearings held in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and written and spoken public testimony is accepted. Anyone interested in legislative matters may also contact their elected representatives.


The legislature is required to make its proceedings accessible to people with disabilities.

New Hampshire General Court Public Notice statement on the ADA:  “The New Hampshire General Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities.  The New Hampshire General Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices…”

Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for additional information may be directed to the New Hampshire General Court’s ADA Compliance Coordinator:

Joyce Phinney
Administrative Office of the General Court
107 North Main Street, Room 113
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-5685


Information and Resources

If you are interested in a particular bill, including the bill language, docket, hearings, or other activities, you can search for it by using the links below.

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If You Need Help

Contact us if you have questions regarding our policy work or legislation relating to disability.

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