Thursday, Feb. 5 in the NH House

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

8:30 a.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 114, relative to grocery sales by stores licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, HB 381-FN, allowing a liquor manufacturer to be issued an on-premises license, HB 122, relative to advertising of liquor or beverages, HB 177-FN, relative to sales for on-premises consumption by beverage manufacturers, and HB 197-FN, relative to sales and samples provided by wine manufacturers.

10:00 a.m. HB 264, prohibiting mortgage lenders from considering child support obligations as part of the mortgage application process.

10:30 a.m. HB 318, establishing a committee to study state laws and rules affecting New Hampshire businesses.

1:15 p.m. Subcommittee work session HB 686-FN-A, establishing a single payer health care system and making an appropriation and HB 230, relative to penalties for failure to timely discharge a mortgage.

2:00 p.m. HB 327, relative to investment crowdfunding.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 592-FN ,relative to vulnerable users of highways.

11:00 a.m. HB 585-FN-A, relative to fines for violation of alcoholic beverage laws.

1:00 p.m. HB 612-FN, establishing a penalty for falsifying information to obtain a protective order.

2:00 p.m. HB 648-FN, requiring detention under arraignment for persons arrested for violation of protective orders and increasing the fee for bail commissioners.

3:00 p.m. HB 587-FN, repealing the registration fee for sexual offenders and offenders against children.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 577-FN-A-L, establishing a children’s savings account program.

10:45 a.m. HB 625-FN-A, relative to public charter schools.

11:30 a.m. Executive session on HB 215-FN, relative to school building aid grant payments, HB 221-FN, relative to the granting of 4-year baccalaureate degrees by the community college system of New Hampshire, HB 231, relative to applications for school building aid, HB 549-FN-A-L, allowing school building aid grants for certain authorized projects, HB 575-FN-A, establishing the position of school nurse coordinator in the department of education and making an appropriation therefore, and 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.

 

ELECTION LAW, Room 308, LOB 9:30 a.m. HB 652-FN, relative to undeclared voters

9:45 a.m. HB 659-FN-L, allowing all voters to vote by absentee ballot.

10:00 a.m. HB 665-FN, relative to nomination papers.

10:15 a.m. HB 620-FN, relative to the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program.

10:30 a.m. HB 627-FN, relative to registering to vote.

10:45 a.m. HB 649-FN, relative to campaign contributions.

1:00 p.m. Subcommittee work session on CACR 4, Relating to the right to vote. Providing that 17-year olds who will be eligible to vote in the general election be permitted to vote in the election’s primary election,

HB 228, relative to showing or specially marking a ballot, HB 328, relative to delivery of absentee ballots, HB 185, authorizing straight ticket voting, and HB 112, relative to domicile for voting purposes.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION, Room 306, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 408, making a technical correction relative to fees for chiropractors.

10:30 a.m. HB 410, relative to the uniform anatomical gift act.

11:00 a.m. HB 448, establishing February 6 as Ronald Reagan Day.

11:30 a.m. HB 454, relative to the commandant of the veterans’ home.

11:45 a.m. HB 455-FN, relative to the board of managers of the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

1:00 p.m. HB 456, relative to appointment of a veterans’ ombudsman by the governor.

1:30 p.m. HB 457-FN-A, establishing a nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home and making an appropriation therefor.

2:00 p.m. HB 473, relative to the smoking policy at the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

 

FINANCE, Room 210-211, LOB

10:00 a.m. Executive 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, 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 therefore, HB 239-FN-A, establishing a statutory commission to study the creation of a state retirement security program and making an appropriation therefore, HB 261, relative to disbursements of school building aid grant payments, HB 333, establishing a process for review and reporting of dedicated funds, and 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.

11:30 a.m. HB 631-FN-A, making an appropriation to the New Hampshire state house bicentennial education and commemoration fund.

1:00 p.m. HB 563-FN, relative to funding for chartered public school pupils.

1:30 p.m. HB 539-FN, establishing an early learning incentive fund in the department of education.

2:00 p.m. HB 561-FN, relative to the use of revenues generated by electric and other utility company leases and rentals.

2:30 p.m. HB 678-FN, requiring an evaluation of vendor performance on certain state contracts.

 

FISH AND GAME AND MARINE RESOURCES, Room 307, LOB

9:00 a.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 212, relative to revocation of hunting licenses of persons convicted of a felony while hunting, trapping, or fishing.

10:00 a.m. HB 518, relative to authority to establish fees for licenses issued by the fish and game department.

1:00 p.m. HB 663-FN, requiring the implementation of a plan for the transfer of the fish and

 

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

9:30 a.m. HB 687-FN-L relative to eligibility for Medicaid.

11:00 a.m. HB 483, relative to the commission on primary care workforce issues.

2:15 p.m. HB 670-FN, relative to the rights of conscience for medical professionals.

3:00 p.m. HB 671-FN-A establishing a state mental health first aid program and making an appropriation therefor.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

10:00 a.m. HB 352, relative to violations of constitutional rights.

10:30 a.m. HB 509, relative to jury tampering by magistrates.

11:00 a.m. HB 470, relative to jury nullification.

1:00 p.m. HR 7, directing the house of representatives to investigate whether grounds exist to impeach Judge Jacalyn Colburn for her decision in City of Nashua v. William M. Gardner, Secretary of State.

2:00 p.m. HB 435, relative to persons held in civil contempt.

2:30 p.m. HB 443, clarifying the equity jurisdiction of the judicial branch family division.

3:00 p.m. HB 616-FN, increasing eligibility of claimants under the victims’ assistance fund.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION, Room 203, LOB

9:00 a.m. HR 9, to express support for the federal return of public lands to the western states, and to urge the United States Congress to engage in good faith communication and cooperation to coordinate the return of title to the western states. 9:30 a.m. HJR 1-FN, making restitution to Jeffrey Frost for inappropriate prosecution.

10:00 a.m. HB 400-FN, relative to the mileage reimbursement rate for legislators and prohibiting deductions from compensation or mileage reimbursement of representatives.

10:30 a.m. HB 434, relative to review of proposed agency administrative rules by standing committees of the general court.

11:30 a.m. HB 452, repealing the governor’s authority to declare a state of emergency.

1:00 p.m. HB 458, revising the legislative ethics laws and the guidelines of the legislative ethics committee.

2:00 p.m. HCR 7, affirming States’ powers based on the Constitution for the United States and the Constitution of New Hampshire.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

8:30 a.m. HB 229, relative to increasing the maximum amount of the optional veterans tax credit.

8:50 a.m. HB 430, relative to extending the veterans’ property tax credit to all honorably discharged veterans.

9:10 a.m. HB 501, allowing municipalities to grant a veterans property tax credit to residents who served not less than one year active duty in the armed forces.

9:30 a.m. HB 348, allowing municipalities to adopt a property tax credit for elderly homeowners for the extent their tax bill exceeds 10 percent of income.

9:45 a.m. HB 444-L, exempting certain long-term residents from local school taxes.

10:00 a.m. HB 368 relative to third party review required by the planning board.

10:15 a.m. HB 397 relative to the duties of public servants.

10:30 a.m. HB 199 relative to tax relief information contained on a property tax bill.

10:40 a.m. HB 464 establishing the fishing family protection act, prohibiting political subdivisions from interfering with commercial and recreational operations of fishing families.

11:00 a.m. HB 205-L relative to lending practices of energy efficiency and clean energy districts.

11:15 a.m. HB 257 relative to amending municipal charters.

1:00 p.m. HB 339, relative to transfer station income.

1:20 p.m. HB250, relative to requirements for perambulation of town lines.

1:40 p.m. HB 407, prohibiting the state and political subdivisions from acquiring military-equipped vehicles or equipment which are not readily available in an open national commercial market.

2:00 p.m. HB 524-FN-L, relative to the calculation of default budgets.

2:20 p.m. HB 546, relative to exactions for improvements related to innovative land use controls.

2:40 p.m. HB 662-FN-L, relative to property taxes paid by chartered public schools leasing property.

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, Room 201, LOB

10:00 a.m. Informational session by court system on e-court project.

11:15 a.m. HB 329, relative to a construction project at the state veterans cemetery.

1:00 p.m. Informational session by the Department of Transportation.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Room 305, LOB

10:00 a.m. Executive session on HB 281, defining “exotic aquatic species of wildlife” and relative to the duties of the exotic aquatic weeds and species committee, HB 306, relative to membership of the wetlands council and the water council.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

10:00 a.m. Continued public hearing on HB 213, establishing an energy awareness commission.

10:45 a.m. Full committee work session on HB 209, repealing New Hampshire’s atomic energy policy.

11:00 a.m. HB 615-FN-A, relative to funding for state energy efficiency programs.

1:00 p.m. Executive session on HB 208-FN, repealing the New Hampshire regional greenhouse gas initiative program, and HB 615-FN-A, relative to funding for state energy efficiency programs.

2:00 p.m. Continued public hearing on HB 234, relative to renewable portfolio standards.

2:30 p.m. HB 543, repealing the electric renewable portfolio standard.

 

STATE FEDERAL RELATIONS AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, Room 303, LOB

10:00 a.m. HCR 4, urging Congress to adopt a policy ending the use of a backward American Flag on military uniforms.

11:00 a.m. HB 433, relative to the state guard.

1:00 p.m. Executive session on HB 148, limiting the authority of delegates to Article V conventions, HB 273, relative to the rights of inhabitants and their political choice, HB 274, relative to the sovereignty of the state.

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

9:00 a.m. Full committee work session on Revenues.

1:00 p.m. Full committee work session on Revenues and a briefing by Kenneth M. Johnson, Senior Demographer, the Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow.