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.
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