April 7, 2017-Legislative Status Report

 

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB 1

 

Making Appropriations For The Expenses Of Certain Departments Of The State For Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Neal Kurk Lay on Table (Rep. Kurk): MA VV 04/05/2017
HB 2

 

Relative to State Fees, Funds, Revenues, and Expenditures. Neal Kurk Lay on Table (Rep. Hinch): MA VV 04/05/2017
HB 115

 

Establishing A State Minimum Wage and Providing For Adjustments to The Minimum Wage. Douglas Ley Killed in House: MA RC 193-169 03/09/2017
HB 130

 

Prohibiting An Employer From Using Credit History In Employment Decisions. Robert Renny Cushing Killed in House: MA DV 190-170 03/09/2017
HB 208

 

Establishing A Commission to Study Current Mental Health Procedures For Involuntary Commitment. Kendall Snow Passed Senate with Amendment: MA, VV;  04/06/2017
HB 235

 

Allowing The Use Of An Assisted Living Facility Photo Identification Card For Voter Identification Purposes. Suzanne Gottling Killed in House: MA RC 195-178 02/16/2017
HB 250

 

(new Title) Establishing A Committee to Consider Revisions to The New Hampshire Health Insurance Laws. Richard McNamara Hearing: 05/02/2017, Room 100, SH, 02:00 pm
HB 264

 

(new Title) Establishing A Commission to Study Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe or Make Available Via Protocol Oral Contraceptives and Certain Related Medications. Keith Murphy Passed Senate: MA, VV;  04/06/2017
HB 286

 

Requiring Reporting On Suicide Deaths Of Individuals Receiving Services Through The Department Of Health and Human Services or Its Subcontractors. James MacKay Retained in Committee
HB 321

 

Establishing A Commission to Study A Public Option For Health Insurance. Jerry Knirk Killed in House: MA VV 03/08/2017
HB 322

 

Adding Rulemaking Authority to Require Completion Of A Certain Survey As Part Of The License Renewal Process For Health Care Providers. John Fothergill Passed House: MA VV 03/08/2017
HB 329

 

(new Title) Establishing A Committee to Study Balance Billing and Authorizing Municipal Ratification Of Certain Meetings and Elections. David Luneau Passed Senate with Amendment: MA, VV;  04/06/2017
HB 400

 

(new Title) Requiring The Department Of Health and Human Services to Develop A 10-year Plan For Mental Health Services. David Danielson Passed House with Amendment: MA VV 03/08/2017
HB 415

 

Reducing Business Taxes, Repealing Certain Taxes, Establishing An Income Tax, and Requiring Payment By The State Of A Portion Of Retirement System Contributions Of Political Subdivision Employers. Paul Henle Killed in House: MA VV 02/15/2017
HB 422

 

Repealing The Child Protection Act. Michael Brewster Killed in House: MA VV 02/15/2017
HB 442

 

Relative to Criminal Records Checks In The Employee Application Process. Michael Cahill Killed in House: MA VV 03/09/2017
HB 468

 

Relative to Licensure Of Mental Health Practitioners From Other States. Jacalyn Cilley Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1313s, 04/13/2017
HB 478

 

Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Gender Identity. Edward Butler Lay on Table (Rep. Packard): MA RC 187-179 03/09/2017

Remove from Table (Rep. Butler): MF RC 168-180 03/09/2017

HB 520

 

Relative to Right to Work. Richard Hinch Shall House Consider: MF DV 157-204 lacking necessary two-thirds vote 03/09/2017
HB 522

 

Establishing A Committee to Review Occupational Licensing to Determine Which Licenses Could Be Made Optional For Practitioners. Keith Ammon Killed in House: MA RC 259-82 03/08/2017
HB 536

 

Directing The Wellness and Primary Prevention Council to Establish A System Of Family Resource Centers Of Quality. Skip Berrien Hearing: 04/11/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm, on proposed amendment # 2017-1217s
HB 538

 

(new Title) Requiring Occupational Regulatory Boards and Commissions to Post Reciprocity Information. Neal Kurk Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 04/13/2017
HB 572

 

Extending The Suspension Of Prior Authorization Requirements For A Community Mental Health Program On Drugs Used to Treat Mental Illness. Kendall Snow Retained in Committee
HB 587

 

Relative to Conversion Therapy Seeking to Change A Person’s Sexual Orientation. Eric Schleien Retained in Committee
HB 602

 

Prohibiting Placement Of Certain Persons with Mental Illness In The Secure Psychiatric Unit, Establishing A Secure Psychiatric Hospital Oversight Commission, and Appropriating Funds to Develop Plans For A Secure Therapeutic Psychiatric Hospital Facility. Robert Renny Cushing Killed in House: MA DV 230-120 02/15/2017
HB 605

 

Establishing A Scholarship For Students Pursuing Careers In The Service Of Children and The Elderly. Joseph Guthrie Killed in House: MA VV 03/08/2017
HB 606

 

Establishing A Scholarship Fund For Health Care Providers Who Stay In New Hampshire For 5 Years and Making An Appropriation Therefor. Peter Leishman Killed in House: MA DV 249-94 03/08/2017
HB 611

 

Relative to Portability, Availability, and Renewability Of Health Coverage. William Marsh Killed in House: MA VV 03/08/2017
HB 620

 

Relative to Compliance with State and Federal Education Mandates. Rick Ladd Hearing: 04/04/2017, Room 103, LOB, 10:00 am
HB 628

 

Relative to A Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Mary Gile Retained in Committee
HB 629

 

Establishing A Preference For The Appointment Of The Child’s Grandparent As Guardian Of The Minor In Certain Cases. Mariellen MacKay Hearing: 03/21/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:45 am
HB 633

 

Allowing Health Insurance Policies to Be Sold Without Mandates. J.R. Hoell Killed in House: MA RC 240-110 03/08/2017
HB 638

 

Repealing The New Hampshire Health Protection Program. J.R. Hoell Killed in House: MA VV 03/09/2017
HB 650

 

Relative to Procedures Of The Board Of Psychologists. Carol McGuire Hearing: 03/22/2017, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am
HB 656

 

Relative to The Legalization and Regulation Of Marijuana. Glen Aldrich Retained in Committee
SB 22

 

Relative to Employer Immunity For Disclosure Of Certain Worker Employment Information. Jeb Bradley Killed in Senate: RC 20Y-4N, MA === BILL KILLED ===
SB 43

 

Relative to Non-academic Surveys Administered By A Public School to Its Students. Kevin Avard Full Committee Work Session: 04/18/2017 01:00 PM LOB 305-307
SB 54

 

(new Title) Relative to The Licensure Of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Requiring Occupational Regulatory Boards and Commissions to Post Reciprocity Information, and Establishing A Committee to Study Licensure Of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Lou D’Allesandro Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 02:00 PM LOB 306
SB 83

 

Relative to The State Minimum Wage. Donna Soucy Killed in Senate: RC 14Y-9N, MA === BILL KILLED ===
SB 146

 

Requiring The Department Of Health and Human Services to Develop A Centralized State System For Transporting Persons Subject to Involuntary Emergency Admission. David Watters Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/09/2017

No Pending Motion

SB 148

 

Establishing A Commission to Study Grandfamilies In New Hampshire. Martha Hennessey Executive Session: 04/11/2017 11:00 AM LOB 206
SB 153

 

Making An Appropriation For Early Childhood Intervention Services. Jeff Woodburn Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/09/2017

Pending Motion OT3rdg; 03/09/2017; SJ 8

SB 154

 

Making Oral Contraceptives Available Without A Prescription. Andy Sanborn Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 03/30/2017
SB 155

 

Relative to Implementation Of The Medicaid Managed Care Program. Andy Sanborn Passed Senate with Amendment: RC 22Y-0N, MA; 03/30/2017with Amendment
SB 158

 

Relative to Authorization For Clinician-prescribed Substance Use Disorder Services. Dan Feltes Passed Senate with Amendment: MA, VV;  03/29/2017
SB 161

 

Establishing A Commission to Evaluate The Direct Care Workforce and Preparedness Of Long-term Care and Support Services For Aging Adults with Dementia or Other Cognitive Brain Injuries. Dan Feltes Passed Senate with Amendment: MA, VV;  03/29/2017
SB 162

 

Establishing A Procedure For The Annulment Of A Mental Health Record. David Watters Killed in Senate: MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===
SB 213

 

Waiving Initial Licensure Fees For Certain Applicants For Occupational or Professional Licenses. Harold French Killed in Senate: MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===
SB 220

 

Relative to The Definition Of Mental Illness For Purposes Of Mental Health Services. Jeb Bradley Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 03/16/2017
SB 224

 

Relative to Conversion Therapy Seeking to Change A Person’s Sexual Orientation. Martha Fuller Clark ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/28/2017 01:00 PM LOB 205
SB 233

 

Relative to The Legalization and Regulation Of Marijuana and Establishing A Committee to Study The Legalization Of Marijuana. Jeff Woodburn Killed in Senate: RC 19Y-4N
SB 235

 

(new Title) Relative to Medicaid Reimbursement to Schools For Students with Medical Needs. John Reagan Public Hearing: 04/12/2017 09:30 AM LOB 205
SB 236

 

Making The Medicaid Expansion Law Permanent. Martha Fuller Clark Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/16/2017

Pending Motion Committee Amendment # 2017-0791s; 03/16/2017

SB 239

 

(new Title) Establishing The Position Of Associate Commissioner In The Department Of Health and Human Services, The Office Of The Child Advocate, and The Oversight Commission For Children’s Services and Juvenile Justice. Sharon Carson Sen. Reagan Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/23/2017

Pending Motion, Ought to Pass; 03/23/2017

SB 242

 

Relative to Video Lottery and Table Gaming. Lou D’Allesandro Public Hearing: 04/18/2017 10:00 AM LOB 202-204

 

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