Thursday, Feb 19th in the NH House

Thursday, February 19th  in the NH House of Representatives

 

Legislative Breakfast

7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.  Holiday Inn, 172 North Main St., Concord

Sponsored by the AARP

 

Press Conferences (Legislative Office Building, Lobby)

10: 30 a.m.  . (HB  636) Legislation to end civil forfeiture in New Hampshire (HB 636) Contact: Rep. Dan McGuire

Noon                House Democrats. RE: Agenda; Contact: Rep. Steve Shurtleff

 

Committee Meetings

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

8:30 a.m.  Work Session on HB 195 relative to continuing care communities; HB 548 establishing the federally-facilitated health exchange as the health exchange for New Hampshire. HB 223 relative to external review under the managed care law; and HB 596 relative to health insurance plans of public employers.

10:00 a.m.   HB 508, relative to the dissolution of the New Hampshire medical malpractice joint underwriting association.

10:45 a.m.   HB 672-FN, establishing a state bank.

11:00 a.m.   HB 531, establishing a committee to study short-term rentals by homeowners and owners of residential properties.

11:30 a.m.   HB 419, relative to use of insurance scores for rating policies.

1:15 p.m.      HB 528, relative to motor vehicle records provided to insurance companies.

Executive session on all pending legislation may follow.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Rooms 201-203, LOB

9:00 a.m.      HB 650-FN, requiring background checks for commercial firearms sales.

10:30 a.m.   HB 582-FN, repealing the license requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

1:00 p.m.      HB 512, prohibiting confiscation of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories during a state of emergency.

2:00 p.m.      HB 685-FN, prohibiting a state agency, state employee, or political subdivision from enforcing any federal law regarding a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition.

Executive session on all pending legislation may follow.

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

9:30 a.m.      HB 604, relative to the use of mixed use school buses by special education pupils.

10:00 a.m.   HB 519, establishing a committee to study department of education policies affecting dyslexic students.

10:30 a.m.   HB 471, relative to the powers of the state board of education and the duties of school boards.

11:15 a.m.   HB 507, relative to teacher personally identifiable data.

1:00 p.m.      HB 520, establishing privacy protections for student online personal information.

1:45 p.m.      HB 527, establishing guidelines for school districts relative to the use of school resource officers.

2:15 p.m.      HB 375, relative to providing information about effective forms of child discipline to parents.

2:45 p.m.      HB 555, relative to participation of chartered public school students in school district co-curricular activities.

3:15 p.m.      HB 578-FN, relative to state board of education compliance with unfunded federal education mandates.

Executive session on all pending legislation may follow.

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION, Room 306, LOB

10:00 a.m.   CACR 10, Relating to term of office.  Providing that beginning with the 2018 general election, there shall be a 4-year term of office for governor.

11:00 a.m.   HB 325, relative to the release of the names of winners of multi-state lotteries.

Executive session will be held on HB 139, HB 427, HB 425, HB 286, HB 109, HB 473, HB 363, HB 408, HB 454, & HB 448.

FINANCE, Rooms 210-211, LOB

Budget presentations as follows:

10:00             Department of Transportation

11:00             Department of Information Technology

1:00   Department of Environmental Services

2:00   Department of Safety

FISCAL COMMITTEE (RSA 14:30-a), Rooms 210-211, LOB

3:00 p.m.      Regular business.

3:30 p.m.      Audits: The Unique College Investing Plan, Annual Report, September 30, 2014

The Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan, Annual Report, September 30, 2014

FISH AND GAME COMMITTEE, Room 305

                        10:15 a.m.  HB 298, relative to the seasons for taking game animals and game birds with the use of bait. HB 336 relative to seasons for hunting by crossbow. HB 423 designating the bobcat as the New Hampshire state wildcat

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB (Note change, due to the expected lengthy presentations, Judiciary will begin its hearings at 9:00 a.m.)

9:00 a.m..   HB 447, relative to quorums for meetings under the right-to-know law. HB 613, relative to governmental records exempted under the right-to-know law.HB 633-FN, establishing a right-to-know grievance commission and relative to notice of meetings under the right-to-know law.HB 636-FN, relative to forfeiture of property.

Executive session on all pending legislation may follow.

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Room 206, LOB

10:00 a.m.   HB 600-FN, relative to paid sick leave for employees.

10:45 a.m.   HB 658-FN, prohibiting collective bargaining agreements that require employees to join a labor union.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

10:00 a.m.   HB 541-FN, relative to cellular mobile radio communications as public utilities.

11:00 a.m.   HB 431, relative to the placement of all new elective electric transmission lines in New Hampshire.

1:15 p.m.      HB 544, allowing the general court to deny a utility the use of the power of eminent domain.

2:15 p.m.      HB 626-FN-A, authorizing energy infrastructure development and designating energy infrastructure corridors.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

STATE-FEDERAL AND VETERAN AFFAIRS, Room 303, LOB

10:00 a.m.  Executive session will be held on: HCR 2, HCR 3, HCR 4, HCR 5, HCR 6 and HR11

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

10:00 a.m.   HB 643-FN, relative to recovery of certain lottery winnings.

10:30 a.m.   HB 655-FN, establishing a credit against business profits taxes for motion picture production expenditures in New Hampshire.

11:30 a.m.   HB 664-FN, consolidating existing oil pollution funds.

1:00 p.m.      HB 673-FN-A, establishing a sales and use tax.

2:00 p.m.      HB 679-FN, establishing tax deferrals for expansion of natural gas distribution systems.

2:30 p.m.      HB 622-FN-A, relative to taxation of the taxable estates of decedents.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.