New Hampshire Prepares Multiple Companion Animal-Related Bills for Consideration in 2023

The General Court of New Hampshire published notice of multiple bills that will be considered in the 2023 legislative session, including: HB 2023-239, which would establish certification requirements for animal chiropractors; HB 2023-246, which would establish a committee to study best practices for animal groomers; HB 2023-268, which would prohibit drivers from operating motor vehicles with an animal on their laps; and 2023-357, which would establish deputy animal control officers. The bills’ texts have not yet been made publicly available.