LEGISLATIVE Status Report - April 2015

Child and Family Services--NH Children's Lobby

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Bill No Sponsor Description Current Status
Budget      
CACR 2 Smith Relating to dedicated funds.  Providing that funds shall be used solely for the purpose of the fund. Retained in House Ways and Means
HB 386 Sillane; Barnes Reducing the rate of the business profits tax Retained in House Ways and Means
SB 6 Bradley; Carson; Boutin; Hosmer; Watters; Chandler Increasing the research and development tax credit against the business profit tax Laid on table in Senate Ways and Means
HB 333 Umberger Establishing a process for review and reporting of dedicated funds Passed with amendment in House
 HB 634  Ames Relative to applying the interest and dividend tax to trusts, increasing exemptions, and extending the tax to capital gains; and relative to homeowners property tax relief Referred to Ways and Means
HB 668 Sanborn, Laurie Relative to expense deductions under the business profits tax Retained in House Ways and Means
SB 1 Bradley; Carson; Boutin; Hosmer; Watters; Chandler Reduces the rate of the business profit tax Senate Vote OTP with amendment
SB 2 Sanborn, Daniels, Bradley, Birdsell Reduces the rate of the business enterprise tax over a 3 yr period Senate Vote OTP with amendment
       
Child Protection      
HB 263 Robertson Relative to residency restrictions for sex offenders Laid on table in House Criminal Justice and Public Safety
HB 645 Piper Relative to child care safety House vote OTP
HB 380 Burt Relative to investigations of child day care facilities House vote OTP with amendment
HB 211 Brewster Establishing a commission to study domestic affairs Retained in House Children and Family Law
 HB 513  Oligny Relative to complaint investigation procedures of the guardian ad litem board Retained in House Children and Family Law
HB 405 Oligny requires the department of health and human services to license supervised visitation center Retained in Children and Family Law
HB 515 Oligny Relative to oversight of guardian ad litem board Retained in House Children and Family Law
HB 516 Oligny Relative to the determination of parental rights based on the best interests of the child and grounds for modification of a parenting order Laid on table in House Children and Family Law
       
Education      
HB 538 Murotake Relative to the implementation of new statewide education annual assessments Referred to House Education
SB 33 Watters relative to suicide prevention education requirements for mental health practioners Referred to Exec. Depts & Admin
HB 651 Seaworth Making the Department of Health and Human Services financially liable for special education costs associated with a student's medical condition Referred to House Finance
       
Family Law      
HB 236 Webb Relative to child support and allowable child care expenses House vote OTP with amendment
SB 11 Reagan Recodifying the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. Passed Senate; Intro to House Children and Family
HB 441 Itse; Oligny Relative to financial affidavits submitted in hearings regarding child support, property settlements, and alimony House vote OTP with amendment
HB 443 Itse; Cataldo; Reagan Clarifying the equality jurisdiction of the judicial branch family division ITL
HB 249  Abrami Relative to the award of alimony and enforcement of orders under RSA 458 Retained in House Children and Family Law
 HB 449  Jones; Cataldo  Relative to the duration of child support Passed in House
HB 266 Brewster Relative to certain actions of the family courts Retained in House Children and Family Law
HB 378 Bickford Establishing a commission to study child support Retained in House Children and Family Law
HB 513 Oligny Revising the child support guidelines based on foster reimbursement rates Retained in House Children and Family Law
SB 103 Avard Relative to guardian ad litem reports Passed Senate; Intro to House Children and Family
       
Elder      
SB 49 Reagan Relative to clinical eligibility determination for long-term care Passed Senate; Intro to House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
       
Health, Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities      
HB 223 Butler Relative to external review under the managed care law  Passed House
 SB 21  D'Allessandro Relative to board of mental health practice Passed Senate with amend, Intro to House Exec Dept & Admin
SB 84 Stiles Relative to the definition of "telemedicine" Passed Senate; Intro to House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
       
Juvenile Justice      
SB 159 Reagan; Cataldo; Watters; Pierce; Bradley; Carson Reinstating the Division of Children, Youth, and Families advisory board Senate voted OTP with amendment
SB 53 Lasky Repealing the interagency coordinating council for women offenders and expanding the membership and duties of the interbranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council Passed Senate; Intro House Judiciary
HB 491 Gidge Relative to immunity for school personnel using reasonable force to protect a minor Passed House with amendment
HB 305 Long Requiring idenfication of services needed by a juvenile upon release from a juvenile detention facility Passed House with amendment
 HB 520  Kurk Establishing protections of privacy for student online personal information  Passed House
HB527 Gile Establishing guidelines for school districts to govern the use of school resource officers Retained in House Education
HB 581 Gile Requiring schools to continue educate of a child during the child's suspension or expulsion Retained in House Education
       
Low Income      
HB 219 McMahon Relative to the use of electronic benefit cards (EBT) Passed House; Intro to Senate Health and Human Services
SB 62 Kelly Relative to drivers' licenses for persons without a permanent address Passed House; Intro to Senate Transportation
HB 357 Myler
Relative to notice of change of name or address on drivers license
House Transportation voted OTP; in Finance
HB 309 Groen Permitting landlords to remove tenant property in certain circumstances Referred to House Judiciary
SB 217  Stiles  Establishing a job creation tax credit Laid on table Senate Ways and Means
       
Nonprofit & Miscellaneous      
HB 569 Hess Including nonprofit charitable enterprises under the business enterprise tax and reducing the rate of the tax Retained in House Ways and Means
HB 420 Oligny Relative to limited driving privileges after revocation for certain financial obligations Retained House Transportation
HB 577 Gile Establishing a universal New Hampshire Children's Savings Account Program House Education voted OTP with amendment