Category Archives: Legislative Report

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

 

March 8, 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 Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 04:30 PM Derry Town Hall – Derry NH

Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 05:30 PM Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University – Plymouth NH

Public Hearing: 03/13/2017 03:00 PM Representatives Hall

HB 2

 

Relative to State Fees, Funds, Revenues, and Expenditures. Neal Kurk Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 04:30 PM Derry Town Hall – Derry NH

Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 05:30 PM Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University – Plymouth NH

Public Hearing: 03/13/2017 03:00 PM Representatives Hall

HB 115

 

Establishing A State Minimum Wage and Providing For Adjustments to The Minimum Wage. Douglas Ley Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 12-9; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 130

 

Prohibiting An Employer From Using Credit History In Employment Decisions. Robert Renny Cushing Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 12-9; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 208

 

Establishing A Commission to Study Current Mental Health Procedures For Involuntary Commitment. Kendall Snow Passed House with Amendment: MA VV 02/16/2017
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

 

Establishing A Commission to Assess The Benefits and Costs Of A “health Care For All” Program For New Hampshire. Richard McNamara Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0265h (NT)  (Vote 21-0; CC)
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 House with Amendment: MA DV 200-131 02/15/2017
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 21-0; CC)
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 Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 15-5; RC)
HB 329

 

Establishing A Committee to Study Balance Billing. David Luneau Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 20-0; CC)
HB 400

 

Establishing A Task Force to Determine The Level Of Service to Be Provided to Clients Of Community Mental Health Centers. David Danielson Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0445h (NT)  (Vote 19-0; CC)
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 12-9; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0108h
HB 468

 

Relative to Licensure Of Mental Health Practitioners From Other States. Jacalyn Cilley Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 19-1; CC)
HB 478

 

Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Gender Identity. Edward Butler Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 15-2; RC)
HB 520

 

Relative to Right to Work. Richard Hinch Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 14-7; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 522

 

Establishing A Committee to Review Occupational Licensing to Determine Which Licenses Could Be Made Optional For Practitioners. Keith Ammon Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 16-4; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 536

 

Directing The Wellness and Primary Prevention Council to Establish A System Of Family Resource Centers Of Quality. Skip Berrien Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 10-9; RC); minority recommends Inexpedient to Legislate
HB 538

 

Requiring Temporary Licensure Of A Person Holding An Occupational or Professional License Granted In Another State or Country. Neal Kurk Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0648h (NT)  (Vote 20-0; CC)
HB 572

 

Extending The Suspension Of Prior Authorization Requirements For A Community Mental Health Program On Drugs Used to Treat Mental Illness. Kendall Snow Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 21-0; CC)
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 15-3; RC)
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 16-9; RC)
HB 611

 

Relative to Portability, Availability, and Renewability Of Health Coverage. William Marsh Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 21-0; CC)
HB 620

 

Relative to Compliance with State and Federal Education Mandates. Rick Ladd Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0423h  (Vote 10-8; RC); minority recommends Inexpedient to Legislate
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 Committee Report: Ought to Pass  (Vote 12-0; CC)
HB 633

 

Allowing Health Insurance Policies to Be Sold Without Mandates. J.R. Hoell Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 17-4; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 638

 

Repealing The New Hampshire Health Protection Program. J.R. Hoell Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate  (Vote 13-6; RC); minority recommends Ought to Pass
HB 650

 

Relative to Procedures Of The Board Of Psychologists. Carol McGuire Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0666h  (Vote 20-0; CC)
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 03/09/2017
SB 43

 

Relative to Non-academic Surveys Administered By A Public School to Its Students. Kevin Avard Passed Senate: RC 13Y-10N, MA; 02/23/2017
SB 54

 

Relative to The Licensure Of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Lou D’Allesandro Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 02/23/2017

Pending Motion, Ought to Pass; 02/23/2017

SB 83

 

Relative to The State Minimum Wage. Donna Soucy Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 100, SH, 01:45 pm
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 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 03/09/2017
SB 148

 

Establishing A Commission to Study Grandfamilies In New Hampshire. Martha Hennessey Passed Senate: MA, VV;  02/09/2017
SB 153

 

Making An Appropriation For Early Childhood Intervention Services. Jeff Woodburn Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/09/2017
SB 154

 

Making Oral Contraceptives Available Without A Prescription. Andy Sanborn Hearing: 02/02/2017, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am
SB 155

 

Relative to Implementation Of The Medicaid Managed Care Program. Andy Sanborn Hearing: 03/07/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:30 pm
SB 158

 

Relative to Authorization For Clinician-prescribed Substance Use Disorder Services. Dan Feltes  
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  
SB 162

 

Establishing A Procedure For The Annulment Of A Mental Health Record. David Watters Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 100, SH, 10:00 am
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 Hearing: 03/07/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm
SB 224

 

Relative to Conversion Therapy Seeking to Change A Person’s Sexual Orientation. Martha Fuller Clark Passed Senate with Amendment: RC 15Y-8N, MA; 02/23/2017with Amendment
SB 233

 

Relative to The Legalization and Regulation Of Marijuana and Establishing A Committee to Study The Legalization Of Marijuana. Jeff Woodburn Hearing: 02/21/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am
SB 235

 

Relative to Medicaid Reimbursement to Schools For Students with Medical Needs and Establishing A Home and Community Based Behavioral Health Services Program For Children. John Reagan Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/09/2017
SB 236

 

Making The Medicaid Expansion Law Permanent. Martha Fuller Clark Hearing: 02/21/2017, Room 101, LOB, 02:00 pm
SB 239

 

Removing The Division For Children, Youth and Families From The Department Of Health and Human Services and Making It An Independent Department. Sharon Carson Hearing: 02/14/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:30 pm
SB 242

 

Relative to Video Lottery and Table Gaming. Lou D’Allesandro Hearing: 02/08/2017, Room 100, SH, 10:00 am

 

December 5, 2016 – Legislative Status Report

LSR Bill Title Sponsor Status
16 Relative to a family and medical leave insurance program Gile, Mary Stuart Filed for 2017. Text not available.
27 Repealing the prospective repeal of the NH Health Protection Program (this bill makes Expanded Medicaid, due to expire 12/31/18, permanent) Rosenwald, Cindy Filed for 2017. Text not available.
73 Prohibiting an employer from using credit history in employment decisions Cushing, Rene Filed for 2017. Text not available.
113 Prohibiting placement of certain persons with mental illness in the secure psychiatric unit, establishing a secure psychiatric hospital oversight committee, and appropriating funds to develop plans for a secure therapeutic psychiatric hospital facility Cushing, Rene Filed for 2017. Text not available.
128 Relative to medical specialty boards Hannon, Joseph Filed for 2017. Text not available.
167 Establishing a commission to study current mental health procedures for involuntary commitment Snow, Ken Filed for 2017. Text not available.
169 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students Avard, Kevin Filed for 2017. Text not available.
196 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Snow, Ken Filed for 2017. Text not available.
200 relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation Scheien, Eric Filed for 2017. Text not available.
209 Repealing the death penalty in NH Cushing, Rene Filed for 2017. Text not available.
222 Relative to criminal records checks in the employee application process Cahill, Michael Filed for 2017. Text not available.
229 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 Henle, Paul Filed for 2017. Text not available.
240 Prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression Butler, Ed Filed for 2017. Text not available.
275 Relative to the rules governing the privacy of mental health records Kurk, Neal Filed for 2017. Text not available.
305 Establishing a procedure for the annulment of a mental health record Watters, David Filed for 2017. Text not available.
364 Relative to the regulation of certain professions by the office of professional licensure and certification Schmidt, Peter Filed for 2017. Text not available.
398 Requiring recognition of an occupational license granted in another state or foreign country Kurk, Neal Filed for 2017. Text not available.
456 Repealing the Child Protection Act Brewster, Michael Filed for 2017. Text not available.
459 Relative to procedures of the Board of Psychologists McGuire, Carol Filed for 2017. Text not available.

June 25, 2016- Status Report- 2016 Legislation

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol Signed by the Governor. Ch. 34.
HB1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) and relative to certification of school nurses French, Barbara Signed by the Governor. Ch. 285
HB1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Signed by the Governor. Ch. 143.
HB1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 213.
HB1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 4/28/16
HB1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation (prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric House and Senate conferees could not agree on a compromise. Bill dead.
HB1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Signed by the Governor. Ch. 211.
HB1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie Signed by the Governor. Ch. 265.
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Signed by the Governor. Ch. 296
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin Vetoed by the Governor.
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16. Bill dead.
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha Signed by the Governor. Ch. 248
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 250
SB 447 Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study Narcan Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 1.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 481.
SB 488 THIRD NEW TITLE: Establishing an advisory council on lactation Fuller Clark, Martha Signed by the Governor. Ch. 232.
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 309
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie Signed by the Governor. Ch. 274
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 275
SB 533 NEW TITLE: Relative to the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery and making a supplemental appropriations to the commission, the DOJ, and DHHS Woodburn, Jeff Committee of conference report adopted June 1st. Bill now goes to the Governor.
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie Signed by the Governor. Ch. 203.
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate. Bill dead.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.

Status Update- June 10, 2016

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol Signed by the Governor. Ch. 34.
HB1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) and relative to certification of school nurses French, Barbara Committee of conference report adopted June 1st. Bill now goes to the Governor.
HB1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Signed by the Governor. Ch. 143.
HB1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy Signed by the Governor. June 7, 2016.
HB1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 4/28/16
HB1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation (prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric House and Senate conferees could not agree on a compromise. Bill dead.
HB1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
HB1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Committee of conference report adopted June 1st. Bill now goes to the Governor.
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin Committee of conference report adopted June 1st. Bill now goes to the Governor.
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16. Bill dead.
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 488 THIRD NEW TITLE: Establishing an advisory council on lactation Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Committee of conference report adopted June 1st. Bill now goes to the Governor.
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate. Bill dead.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.

June 2, 2016 Status Report- 2016 Legislation

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol Signed by the Governor. Ch. 34.
HB1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) and relative to certification of school nurses French, Barbara Adoption of the committee of conference report expected on June 1st
HB1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
HB1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
HB1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 4/28/16
HB1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation (prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric House and Senate conferees could not agree on a compromise. Bill dead.
HB1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
HB1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Adoption of the committee of conference report expected on June 1st
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin Adoption of the committee of conference report expected on June 1st
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16. Bill dead.
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 447 Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study Narcan Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 1.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 488 THIRD NEW TITLE: Establishing an advisory council on lactation Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Adoption of the committee of conference report expected on June 1st
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 533 NEW TITLE: Relative to the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery and making a supplemental appropriations to the commission, the DOJ, and DHHS Woodburn, Jeff Adoption of the committee of conference report expected on June 1st
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House and Senate. Bill now goes to the Governor for action.
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate. Bill dead.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.

May 13, 2016- Status Report- 2016 Legislation

 

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB 216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol Signed by the Governor. Ch. 34.
HB 1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) and relative to certification of school nurses French, Barbara Pending before a committee of conference
HB 1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Passed the Senate 5/5/16
HB 1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy House voted to concur with the House amendment. On to the Governor.
HB 1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB 1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 4/28/16
HB 1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation (prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric Tabled in the Senate 5/12/16. Two floor amendments and the committee amendment failed.
HB 1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Passed the Senate 5/12/16 with amendment
HB 1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor 4/5/16. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin Pending before a committee of conference
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 447 Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study Narcan Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 1.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Passed the House with amendment 5/11/16.
SB 488 THIRD NEW TITLE: Establishing an advisory council on lactation Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House with amendment 4/20/16
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 533 NEW TITLE: Relative to the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery and making a supplemental appropriations to the commission, the DOJ, and DHHS Woodburn, Jeff Passed the House 5/11/16 with amendment
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie Passed the House 5/11/16. On to the Governor.
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.

 

May 6, 2016- Status Report- 2016 Legislation

 

Bill Title Sponsor Status
HB216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol House concurred with the Senate amendment. Bill now goes to the Governor.
HB1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) French, Barbara Passed the Senate 5/5/16 with amendment.
HB1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Passed the Senate 5/5/16
HB1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy Passed the Senate 4/28/16 with amendment
HB1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 4/28/16
HB1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation (prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric Before the Senate 5/12/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment (study commission re: conversion therapy)
HB1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Before the Senate 5/12/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
HB1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor 4/5/16. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin Pending before a committee of conference
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 447 Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study Narcan Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 1.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment. Minority wants to kill the bill.
SB 488 THIRD NEW TITLE: Establishing an advisory council on lactation Fuller Clark, Martha Passed the House with amendment 4/20/16
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 533 NEW TITLE: Relative to the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery and making a supplemental appropriations to the commission, the DOJ, and DHHS Woodburn, Jeff Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass with amendment
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie Before the House 5/11/16 with a recommendation the bill pass
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.

 

April 8, 2016 – Status Report – 2016 Legislation

Bill

Title

Sponsor

Status

HB 216 Relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions (provides for a procedure for the recovery of an occupational board or commission’s investigatory costs from persons subject to disciplinary orders) McGuire, Carol House concurred with the Senate amendment. Bill now goes to the Governor.
HB 594 Establishing keno Ober, Lynn Senate hearing 3/1/16, 10:15, 103 SH. Pending in Committee.
HB 1193 Relative to the wellness and primary prevention council (clarifies the information and administrative support which is to be provided by the department of health and human services to the wellness and primary prevention council.) French, Barbara Senate hearing 3/8/16, 2:20, 101 LOB
HB 1394 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appropriation for developmental services Weyler, Ken Passed the House 3/9/16 with amendment
HB 1406 Establishing a commission to study the termination of Medicaid benefits when a person enters certain state institutions or county correctional facilities (establishes a commission to study the feasibility of suspending Medicaid benefits when a person enters a state institution or county correctional facility instead of terminating such benefits) Snow, Ken House voted to send the bill to interim study 3/9/16
HB 1423 Relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs (requires the board of medicine, the board of dental examiners, the board of nursing, the board of registration in optometry, the board of podiatry, the naturopathic board of examiners, and the board of veterinary medicine to adopt rules for prescribing controlled drugs. This bill contains mandatory standards for such rules and requires using the controlled drug prescription health and safety program database. ) Rosenwald, Cindy Hearing 4/6/16, 9:20, 101 LOB
HB 1516 Relative to balance billing (prohibits balance billing from out-of-network providers who provide services at an in-network facility.
This bill is a request of the insurance department.)
Luneau, David House voted 3/9/16 to send the bill to interim study
HB 1619 Relative to the use of narcan (requires hospitals in Hillsborough county to offer patients who have received Narcan for a drug overdose an opportunity to speak with a recovery coach or receive contact information for a recovery coach) Hooper House voted to send the bill to interim study 2/10/16
HB 1633 Relative to the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act time as it applies to workers’ compensation (declares that an employer shall not require an employee to file an application for, or accept time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a result of a workers’ compensation injury.) Webb, James Hearing 3/29/16, 1:15, Room 100
HB 1661 Relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person’s sexual orientation ( prohibits persons licensed to provide counseling services to engage in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age.) Scheien, Eric Hearing 4/5/16, 2:30, 101 LOB
HB 1680 Extending the suspension of prior authorization requirements for a community mental health program on drugs used to treat mental illness Sherman, Thomas Senate hearing 4/12/16, 1:00, 101 LOB
HB 1696 Requesting a modification of the NH Health Protection Program (Medicaid Expansion) LaChance, Joseph Signed by the Governor 4/5/16. Ch. 13
SB 127 NEW TITLE: Relative to the appointment of special Medicaid representatives Forrester, Jeanie House HHS Committee work session 4/12/16, 8:30, 205 LOB
SB 310 Expanding the defense and indemnification provided under RSA 99-D to investigations by and claims filed with professional licensing boards, committees, and regulatory agencies D’Allesandro, Lou Exec session 4/26/16, 11:00, 306 LOB
SB 320 Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students (provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian) Avard, Kevin House Education hearing 3/22/16, 10:00, 207 LOB
SB 393 Relative to data privacy in the workplace Bradley, Jeb Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 2/18/16
SB 413 Relative to employment rights of persons with criminal records (prohibits employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial employment application process) Feltes, Dan Tabled in the Senate 3/17/16
SB 424 NEW TITLE: Relative to transition provisions for licensure of master licensed alcohol and drug counselors, and establishing a committee to study licensure of alcohol and drug counselors Fuller Clark, Martha House hearing 3/22/16, 1:00, 306 LOB
SB 431 NEW TITLE: Relative to data submission by insurers Stiles, Nancy House hearing 4/14/16, 10:30, 302 LOB
SB 435 Relative to the reporting of the unauthorized diversion of controlled drugs Carson, Sharon Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 3/24/16
SB 447 Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study Narcan Sanborn, Andy Signed by the Governor. Ch. 1.
SB 448 Relative to rates for self-pay patients and notice of allowable benefits Stiles, Nancy Senate voted 3/10/16 to send the bill to interim study
SB 481 NEW TITLE: Relative to a special health care service license and establishing a fund Bradley, Jeb Hearing 4/5/16, 1:15, 205 LOB
SB 488 SECOND NEW TITLE: Relative to breastfeeding Fuller Clark, Martha Exec session 4/12/16, 1:00, 302 LOB
SB 513 Relative to the Sununu Youth Service Center (authorizes the department of health and human services to establish a psychiatric
residential treatment facility at the Sununu Youth Services Center. This bill was requested by the department of health and human services)
Reagan, John Senate voted to send the bill to interim study 3/24/16
SB 523 NEW TITLE: Relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program and establishing a commission to study requiring controlled drug analogs to be sold in tamper-proof form Sanborn, Andy Work session 4/5/16, 8:30, 104 LOB
SB 530 NEW TITLE: Establishing a commission to study volunteer health services Forrester, Jeannie House hearing 3/22/16, 2:15, 205 LOB
SB 532 Relative to preauthorization for substance abuse treatment Stiles, Nancy House hearing 4/14/16, 11:30, 302 LOB
SB 533 NEW TITLE: Relative to the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery and making a supplemental appropriations to the commission, the DOJ, and DHHS Woodburn, Jeff House hearing 4/7/16, 9:00, 205 LOB
SB 534 To implement a system of care for children’s behavioral health Forrester, Jeannie House hearing 4/5/16, 10:00, 205 LOB
SB 535 Establishing a grant program for high schools for heroin and opiate prevention
education
Forrester, Jeanie House hearing 4/5/16, 11:00, 205 LOB
SB 551 Establishing video lottery and table gaming at one location D’Allesandro, Lou Motion to pass the bill failed 11-13. Tabled in the Senate.
SB 576 Relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the prescription drug monitoring program, and the membership of the Board of Medicine Bradley, Jeb Signed by the Governor. Ch. 2.