NH House Session Recap, April 15, 2015

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House Recap

April 15, 2015

 

The resignation letter  of Rep. Dennis Sweeney (Rockingham-District 20)  was read and accepted, with regret.

 

Rep. Belanger moves that SB30 be vacated from Municipal & County Government (motion passed on a voice vote)

SB30 has been sent to Finance

 

BILLS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

SB 22, relative to certain changes in the law governing the therapeutic use of cannabis.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (removed by Rep. Kotowski)

 

The consent calendar is adopted by a voice vote.

 

Several bills on consent were then assigned to another committee

SB 151 and SB 265 to  Finance

SB 104 to Ways & Means

SB 133 to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

regular CALENDAR

EDUCATION

SB 69, establishing a commission to study social impact bond funding for early childhood education for at-risk students.  OUGHT TO PASS. (Committee report of OTP is defeated on Roll Call, 168-164/ Rep. Boehm moves ITL and it passes on a Division Vote, 186-146)

SB 101, prohibiting the state from requiring implementation of common core standards. MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (Committee report of OTP passed on Roll Call, 202-138)

SB 195-FN, (2nd New Title) encouraging instruction in cursive handwriting and memorization of multiplication tables. MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.(Committee report of OTP passes on a Roll Call, 186-155)

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION

SB 48, relative to the New Hampshire commission on Native American affairs. OUGHT TO PASS (Committee report of OTP passes, voice vote)

SB 125-FN, relative to certification and licensure for mold assessment or remediation services. OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (Rep. Sytek moves to recommit. Motions passes on a voice vote)

SB 142, proclaiming September 25 as Ataxia Awareness Day.  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.(Committee report of ITL passes, voice vote)

SB 191-FN, relative to the use of the state’s procurement card services. OUGHT TO PASS (Committee report of OTP passed, voice vote. The bill was sent to Finance)

 

FISH AND GAME AND MARINE RESOURCES

SB 181, relative to registration fees for hunter education programs of the fish and game department.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (Rep. C. McGuire’s Floor amendment #1318 passes, Division Vote, 183-162;  Rep. Kidder moves to table the bill.  The motion passes, Roll Call, 188-158)

JUDICIARY

SB 149, relative to nonpublic sessions under the right-to-know law. MAJORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. MINORITY: OUGHT TO PASS.(Rep. Horrigan moves to table the bill. The motion fails, 217-125; the committee report of ITL passed, voice vote)

 

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES

SB 47, repealing the payment of subminimum wages to persons with disabilities.  OUGHT TO PASS. (Committee report of OTP passes, voice vote)

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT

SB 74, establishing a committee to study reducing the cost of county government.  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (Committee report of ITL passes, voice vote)

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT

SB 16, relative to the requirement for observers of water skiers. OUGHT TO PASS .(Committee report of OTP passes, voice vote)

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY

SB 46, relative to public safety radio interoperability.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE .(Committee report of OTP passes, Division Vote, 214-124 and is referred to the Executive Departments and Administration committee)

SB 60, establishing a commission to investigate implementation of decoupling for New Hampshire utilities.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (Committee report of OTP/A passes on a Division Vote, 218-125).

SB 208, establishing a committee to study limiting the sulfur content of liquid fuels.  OUGHT TO PASS. (Committee report of OTP passes, voice vote)

 

 

BILLS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

SB 22, relative to certain changes in the law governing the therapeutic use of cannabis.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (Committee report of SB 22 passes, voice vote)