Parental Notification Bill Statement from House Majority Leader D.J. Bettencourt

Concord – House Majority Leader D.J. Bettencourt (R-Salem) made the following statement after the House of Representatives passed House Bill 329, requiring parental notification of minors prior to having an abortion.

“We believe it is critical that parents stay involved in their children’s lives and that’s why this issue was an important priority in the House Republican Agenda.  Today’s vote shows that we are meeting our commitment to the families of New Hampshire and ensuring that the mothers and fathers across the state are part of their children’s medical decisions,” said Bettencourt.