NH House Recap, May 6, 2015

HOUSE BANNER

HOUSE RECAP

May 6, 2015

 

SENATE MESSAGES

Rep. Hunt, Chair of the House Commerce and Consumer Affairs committee, moves concurrence with Senate amendments to HB 122 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Ladd, Chair of the House Education committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 126  (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Hoelzel, Chair of the House Election Law committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 140 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Christie, Chair of the House Executive Departments and Administration committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 279  (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Christie, Chair of the House Executive Departments and Administration committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 363 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Christie, Chair of the House Executive Departments and Administration committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 510 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep Chris Christensen, Chair of the House Resources, Recreation and & Development committee, moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 306 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep., Introne, Chair of the House Science and Technology committee moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 382 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Steven Smith, Chair of the House Transportation committee moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 134. (the motion passes on a voice vote)

Rep. Steven Smith, Chair of the House Transportation committee moves concurrence with the Senate amendments to HB 96 (the motion passes on a voice vote)

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW

SB 159, reinstating the division for children, youth and families advisory board. OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT

SB 244, relative to abuse and neglect investigations and establishing a commission to review child abuse fatalities.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

SB 153, relative to the accessibility of criminal records.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION

SB 46, relative to public safety radio interoperability.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 86, relative to state procurement of goods and services.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 96, establishing a commission to study the expansion of rights of defense and indemnification under RSA 99-D to proceedings against state employees before professional licensing boards.  OUGHT TO PASS.

SB 202-FN, relative to licensure of outsourcing facilities by the pharmacy board.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT

 

HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES & ELDERLY AFFAIRS

SB 31, relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program.  OUGHT TO PASS.

SB 84, relative to the definition of "telemedicine."  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 135-FN, relative to lead poisoning in children.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 248, establishing a committee to study health care provider payment rates.  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.

 

JUDICIARY

SB 209-FN, adopting the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.  OUGHT TO PASS.

 

TRANSPORTATION

SB 29-FN, relative to fines for motor vehicle offenses.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 62, relative to drivers' licenses for persons without a permanent address.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

SB 63, relative to membership of the board of directors for the New Hampshire rail transit authority.  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.

SB 234, (New Title) establishing a committee to study the use of law enforcement details and flaggers for traffic control on municipally maintained roads.  OUGHT TO PASS.

 

Rep. Dennis Green, newly elected representative from Rockingham County, District 13, who was sworn in this morning by the Governor & Executive Council, was officially introduced into the House.

 

BILLS REFERRED TO SECOND COMMITTEE

SB112  An act requiring the Medicaid managed care program to cover telemedicine services. (REFERRED TO FINANCE)

SB 129   allowing retired members of the retirement system to change an optional allowance election in certain circumstances. (REFERRED TO FINANCE)

 

regular CALENDAR

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

SB 105, (New Title) relative to child-resistant packaging for tobacco products and establishing a committee to study revising the indoor smoking act.  MAJORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE (the committee report of ITL passes, Roll Call, 210-113)

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

SB 40-FN, including a viable fetus in the definition of "another" for the purposes of certain criminal offenses.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE (the committee amendment passes, Roll Call, 192-161; the committee report of OTP/A passes, Roll Call, 193-159)

SB 106-FN, restricting the sale or possession of synthetic drugs.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (the committee report of OTPA passes, Roll Call,. 233-120)

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION

SB 125-FN, relative to certification and licensure for mold assessment or remediation services.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (Rep. Christie moves the bill be laid upon the table. The motion passes, Roll Call, 206-147)

 

FINANCE

SB 8-FN-L, relative to appropriations for nursing homes.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (the committee report of OTP/A  passes, voice vote)

SB 30-FN-L, (2nd New Title) permitting counties with unincorporated areas to establish tax increment financing districts.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. (the committee report of OTP/A passes, Roll Call, 293-57)

 

TRANSPORTATION

SB 114-FN, (2nd New Title) enabling a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.  OUGHT TO PASS. (the committee report of OTP passes, voice vote) 

 

Rep. Chandler moves reconsideration on SB 30-FN-L(the motion fails on a voice vote)

 

BILLS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

SB 63, relative to membership of the board of directors for the New Hampshire rail transit authority.  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. (Rep. S. Smith moves to recommit the bill to the Transportation committee. The motion passes, voice vote)

 

The House adjourns at the call of the chair.  The speaker does not intend to come back until June 3rd at the earliest.  But ample notice will be given. The next meetings would be on June 11 and June 24.