Tuesday, February 3 in the NH House

Tuesday, February 3 in the NH House of Representatives

 

CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW, Room 206, LOB

9:00 a.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 305, relative to assessment of and discharge planning for minors in the juvenile court system.

10:00 a.m. HB 249, relative to the award of alimony and the enforcement of orders under RSA 458.

11:00 a.m. HB 293, relative to the renewal or modification of an alimony order.

1:00 p.m. HB 211, establishing a commission to study domestic affairs.

1:45 p.m. HB 266, establishing a committee to study removing child custody cases which involve abuse or neglect from the jurisdiction of the family court and probate court divisions.

2:30 p.m. HB 441, relative to financial affidavits submitted in hearings regarding child support, property settlement, and alimony. Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 353, relative to the governance of condominium unit owners’ associations.

11:00 a.m. HB 686-FN-A, establishing a single payer health care system and making an appropriation therefor.

1:15 p.m. HB 366, relative to the alcohol percentage used to classify beverages.

2:00 p.m. HB 381-FN, allowing a liquor manufacturer to be issued an on-premises license.

3:00 p.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 390-FN, relative to stop loss insurance.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 583-FN, requiring state law enforcement officers to wear a camera when interacting with the public and making an appropriation therefor.

10:30 a.m. HB 617-FN-A, requiring state police to wear a camera when interacting with the public.

1:00 p.m. HB 492, relative to military and historic reenactments and commemorations.

1:30 p.m. HB 597-FN, relative to penalties for indecent exposure and lewdness.

2:00 p.m. HB 647-FN, exempting convictions for simple assault from an extended term of imprisonment and relative to annulments of certain criminal convictions.

2:30 p.m. HB 255-FN, relative to petitioning for annulment of a class B misdemeanor offense. Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

9:30 a.m. HB 536, relative to payment for special education services for chartered public school students and relative to federal funds for chartered public schools.

10:00 a.m. HB 537-FN-L, relative to the calculation of the school administrative unit budget.

10:30 a.m. HB 562-FN-L, repealing the limitation on the total education grant distributed to a municipality in a fiscal year and reducing the stabilization grants to certain municipalities.

11:15 a.m. HB 635-FN, relative to aid to school districts for costs of special education.

1:00 p.m. HB 676-FN-A, establishing a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics scholars program.

1:45 p.m. HB 675-FN, relative to eligibility for in-state tuition rates at the university system of New Hampshire and the community college system of New Hampshire.

2:30 p.m. HB 549-FN-A-L, allowing school building aid grants for certain authorized projects.

3:15 p.m. HB 575-FN-A, establishing the position of school nurse coordinator in the department of education and making an appropriation therefor.

 

ELECTION LAW, Room 308, LOB

10:00 a.m. CACR 11, Relating to voting at elections. Providing that the general court may authorize all voters to choose to vote by absentee ballot.

10:20 a.m. CACR 12, Relating to qualifications for public office. Providing that no person shall be qualified for any elective office unless previously residing in and having as domicile a place within the limits of the district for which the candidate is seeking office for no less than the term of the office sought.

10:40 a.m. HB 311, relative to withdrawal of candidates.

10:50 a.m. HB 393-FN, including the distributing of model acts to elected officials as lobbying and requiring disclosure of compensation or reimbursement received by elected officials from such lobbyists for attendance at an event.

11:00 a.m. HB 404-FN, relative to showing a ballot.

11:15 a.m. HB 406, relative to the date of the state primary election.

11:30 a.m. HB 432, relative to counting votes.

1:00 p.m. HB 493, relative to minimum voting booths for city or town elections.

1:15 p.m. HB 502, relative to petitions for verification of checklists.

1:30 p.m. HB 503, relative to presidential primary ballots.

1:45 p.m. HB 529, relative to party conventions.

2:00 p.m. HB 530-FN-A, authorizing a trial program for electronic voter check-in.

2:15 p.m. HB 545, relative to eligibility for office.

2:30 p.m. HB 589-FN, relative to prohibited coercion of political contributions.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE, Room 303, LOB

10:00 a.m. Continued public hearing on HB 373, establishing the red-tailed hawk as the New Hampshire state raptor.

1:00 p.m. HB 421, authorizing the university of New Hampshire to grow industrial hemp for research purposes.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION, Room 306, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 396-FN, relative to part-time employment by retirees in the New Hampshire retirement system.

10:30 a.m. HB 401-FN, requiring the use of cloud computing technology by state agencies.

11:00 a.m. HB 642-FN-L, allowing gold and silver as lawful mediums of exchange. 11:30 a.m. HB 645-FN, relative to the licensure and regulation of child day care agencies.

1:00 p.m. HB 573-FN, relative to licensure of individuals as private investigators, bail enforcement agents, and security guards, requiring skills training courses for applicants for such licensure and license renewal, and relative to the certification of security officer instructors.

2:30 p.m. Executive session on HB 146, relative to the board of dental examiners, HB 152, establishing a state poem, HB 162, transferring authority for explosives and fireworks rules from the director of state police to the commissioner of safety, HB 182, establishing a committee to study alternative public employee retirement plans, HB 216-FN, relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions, and HB 217-FN, relative to fees for reinstatement of licenses, registrations, and certifications established by the pharmacy board.

 

FINANCE, Rooms 210-211, LOB

11:00 a.m. Full committee work session on HB 333, establishing a process for review and reporting of dedicated funds.

 

FINANCE – (DIVISION I), Room 212, LOB

9:30 a.m. Work session on HB 176-FN-A-L, relative to towns affected by the Merrimack River flood control compact and the Connecticut River flood control compact and making an appropriation therefor.

2:00 p.m. Work session on HB 376-FN-A, appropriating funds to the department of environmental services for the purpose of funding eligible and completed drinking water, wastewater, and landfill closure projects under the state aid grant program.

2:30 p.m. Work session on HB 239-FN-A, establishing a statutory commission to study the creation of a state retirement security program and making an appropriation therefor.

 

FINANCE – (DIVISION II), Room 209, LOB

10:00 a.m. Work session on HB 261, relative to disbursements of school building aid grant payments.

 

FINANCE – (DIVISION III), Rooms 210-211, LOB

9:30 a.m. Work session on CACR 7, Relating to funding substance abuse treatment. Providing that all moneys received for the substance abuse treatment fund under RSA 172:14 and all the interest received on such moneys shall, after deducting the necessary costs of administration, be appropriated and used exclusively for the substance abuse treatment fund. Such moneys shall be used exclusively for the purpose of the substance abuse treatment fund and shall not be transferred or diverted to any other purpose.

10:00 a.m. Informational meeting with Assistant Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services: Medicaid Transformation Waiver.

 

HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND ELDERLY AFFAIRS, Room 205, LOB

9:15 a.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 136, prohibiting tanning facilities from tanning persons under 18 years of age.

10:00 a.m. Executive session on HB 101, relative to prescription refills, HB 117, relative to providers prescribing cannabis for therapeutic purposes, HB 129, relative to unused prescription drugs, HB 164, relative to processing applications for the therapeutic use of cannabis, HB 165, relative to the definition of “qualifying medical condition” for the therapeutic use of cannabis, HB 190, establishing a committee to study the standards for collaborative pharmacy practice, HB 219-FN, relative to the use of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards, and HB 330, establishing an oversight commission for medical cost transparency.

2:15 p.m. HB 383, relative to the immunization/vaccination registry.

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 225, requiring the defendant to personally appear in the courtroom during a victim impact statement.

11:00 a.m. HB 285, relative to discussion with legal counsel under the right-to-know law.

1:00 p.m. HB 398-FN, relative to the acceptance of documents notarized by a justice of the peace.

1:30 p.m. HB 418, relative to waiver of rights to inherited property.

2:00 p.m. HB 417, relative to reimbursement of fees and out-of-pocket expenses associated with estate administration.

2:30 p.m. HB 461, prohibiting the use or application of foreign laws in the state court.

3:00 p.m. HB 540-FN, relative to access to court records in parenting cases. Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Room 307, LOB

10:15 a.m. HB 477-FN-L, relative to workers’ compensation benefits and establishing payment schedules.

1:00 p.m. HB 465, relative to workers’ compensation for domestic employees.

2:00 p.m. HB 450, relative to the definition of employee for purposes of workers’ compensation and establishing a commission to study and make recommendations for a common definition of employee.

 

LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMITTEE (RSA 14-B:2), Room 104, LOB

3:00 p.m. Regular meeting.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 313, relative to municipal elections.

10:30 a.m. HB 155, relative to municipal contracts for police chief.

11:00 a.m. HB 224-FN, repealing the exemption for water and air pollution control facilities from local property taxation.

1:00 p.m. HB 572-FN-L, relative to taking land by eminent domain for high pressure gas pipelines and requiring payment of the land use change tax when land is taken by eminent domain to build energy infrastructure.

1:45 p.m. HB 639-FN-L, repealing the resident tax, relative to tax collection under RSA 80, and establishing a legislative commissioner to revise RSA 80 governing the collection and enforcement of taxes.

2:15 p.m. Executive session on HB 154, relative to the power of towns to adopt bylaws and ordinances, HB 155, relative to municipal contracts for police chief, HB 189, relative to authorization of payments by the treasurer from the Rockingham county delegation budget, HB 288-L, relative to the code for energy conservation in new building construction, HB 341, relative to eligibility in a municipality for the property tax for the disabled, and HB 344, relative to membership on advisory boards for municipal economic development and revitalization districts and relative to the financing plan of such districts.

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, Room 210, LOB

10:15 a.m. HB 619-FN-L, establishing noise barrier programs and making an appropriation therefor.

10:45 a.m. HB 591-FN-A-L, relative to the road toll rate and eliminating a capital appropriation for highway projects.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Room 305, LOB

10:30 a.m. HB 511, relative to funding of eligible infrastructure projects.

11:00 a.m. HB 565-FN, relative to banning the use of boats on certain waters with a confirmed exotic aquatic species infestation.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 238, relative to the energy efficiency implementation plan.

11:00 a.m. HB 291, establishing a committee to study modernization of the energy grid in New Hampshire.

1:00 p.m. HB 362, relative to the reliability of the electric grid.

2:00 p.m. HB 252, relative to the divestiture of electrical generation facilities.

 

TRANSPORTATION, Room 203, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 241-FN, prohibiting driving while holding an animal in the driver’s seat.

10:30 a.m. HB 385-FN, relative to special motorcycle number plates for disabled veterans.

11:00 a.m. HB 414-FN, relative to idling by commuter rail locomotives.

11:30 a.m. HB 395-FN, relative to electronic toll collection.

1:00 p.m. HB 586-FN-L, relative to registration of automobile utility trailers.

1:30 p.m. Executive session on HB 130, relative to the use of blue lights on emergency vehicles, HB 156, relative to the 70 mile per hour speed limit on a portion of I-93, HB 178, relative to exclusions from seasonal highway weight limit regulations, HB 196, requiring the removal of identifying features from vehicles formerly used as ambulances, and HB 260, relative to the definition of antique motor vehicle or motorcycle.

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

9:00 a.m. HB 668-FN, relative to expense deductions under the business profits tax.

10:00 a.m. HB 657-FN-A-L, relative to video lottery.

1:00 p.m. Full committee work session on Revenues.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow