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3/27/2008 4:58:34 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
New Hampshire--Action Needed to Oppose Changes to State Homeschool Law

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March 27, 2008

New Hampshire--Action Needed to Oppose
Changes to State Homeschool Law

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

Senate Bill 337, which increases government control over New Hampshire
homeschoolers, is scheduled for a public hearing by the House
Education Committee on April 2, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. HSLDA Attorney
Michael Donnelly intends to attend and testify, and we need as many
people as possible to attend the hearing in opposition to the bill.
If you cannot attend the hearing, please call the committee members
and ask them to vote S.B. 337 "inexpedient to legislate."

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has promised to sign any legislation
sponsored by Senator Iris Estabrook (this includes S.B. 337), so it is
vital that we stop this bill in committee!

ACTION REQUESTED

1. Attend the House Education Committee hearing on S.B. 337 on
Wednesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m., in Legislative Office Building 207.
CheNH and other pro-homeschooling representatives will be attending
the hearing as well. When you arrive, please sign up to oppose the
bill. Signing in does not obligate you to testify; however, if you
would like to testify, you may. A talking points memo will be
distributed in the next few days to assist you in preparing for your
testimony.

2. Call or email the members of the House Education Committee, and,
in your own words, give them the following message:

"S.B. 337 adds back in a requirement for homeschoolers that was taken
out two years ago in H.B. 406. There is no evidence indicating that
this section is needed. The current law ensures that the state's
interest in education is met, whereas the proposed changes create
unnecessary burdens on homeschooling families and participating
agencies. "

If your last name begins with the letter A-E, please call
representatives 1-4; if it begins with F-J, call 5-8; if K-O, call
9-12; if P-T, 13-16; if U-Z, 17-20.

The House Education Committee is as follows:

1. Rep. Emma L. Rous (D), Chair
(603) 868-7030
emma.rous@leg.state.nh.us

2. Rep. J. Timothy Dunn (D), Vice Chair
(603) 357-7993
dunnbt@verizon.net

3. Rep. Judith E. Day (D), Clerk
(603) 964-1816
judy.day@leg.state.nh.us

4. Kimberly C. Shaw (D)
(603) 882-2845
kcshawed@aol.com

5. Rep. Charles B. Yeaton (D)
(603) 736-9087
cyeaton@metrocast.net

6. Rep. Claudette R. Jean (D)
(603) 883-3824
crjean2@verizon.net

7. Rep. Claire D. Clarke (D)
(603) 796-2268

8. Rep. Kimberley S. Casey (D)
(603) 772-8506
caseycorps@aol.com

9. Rep. Barbara E. Shaw (D)
(603) 626-4681
beshaw3@aol.com

10. Rep. Scott A. Merrick (D)
(603) 788-4311
d.merrick@tufts.edu


11. Rep. James M. O'Neil (D)
(603) 424-3059
jmoneil1@comcast.net

12. Rep. Judith T. Reeve (D)
(603) 524-2644
reeverj@metrocast.net

13. Rep. Sharon M. Carson (R)
(603) 434-2489
bladensfield@hotmail.com

14. Rep. Paul Ingbretson
(603) 989-3092
ingbretson_studio@yahoo.com

15. Rep. David W. Hess (R)
(603) 485-9027
dave.hess@leg.state.nh.us

16. Rep. William J. Remick (R)
(603) 788-2444
wremick@ne.rr.com

17. Rep. Nancy F. Stiles (R)
(603) 926-6467
nancy.stiles@leg.state.nh.us

18. Rep. Karen K. McRae (R)
(603) 497-2186
karen.mcrae@leg.state.nh.us

19. Rep. Elenore Casey Crane (R)
(603) 881-9048
repcrane@comcast.net

20. Rep. Pamela G. Price (R)
(603) 888-4774
pamela.price@leg.state.nh.us

For more information on Senate Bill 337, see
http://www.hslda.org/Legislation/State/nh/2008/NHSB337/default.asp
Thank you for your support!

Very truly yours,

Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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