Tuesday, Jan.19 in the NH House

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 IN THE NH HOUSE

 

 

PRESS CONFERENCE, Legislative Office Building, Lobby

11:30 a.m.       Granite State Progress

 

CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW, Room 206, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1117, establishing a child support maximum under the guidelines based on the parents' combined income.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1238, relative to income for purposes of child support.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1280, relative to grounds for modification of parental rights and responsibilities.

1:45 p.m.        HB 1236, relative to hearings on modifications of parental rights and responsibilities.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1237, establishing a committee to study the establishment of a default conflict management and resolution system for parents and children.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1590-FN-A-L, relative to the regulation and taxation of short-term rental businesses.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1647-FN, repealing laws regulating hawkers and peddlers and itinerant vendors.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1495-FN-L, relative to insurance incentives to lower costs of health care.

1:45 p.m.        HB 1516-FN, relative to balance billing.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1675-FN-A, relative to the legalization and taxation of marijuana.

10:15 a.m.      HB 1694-FN-A-L, relative to the legalization and regulation of marijuana.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1626-FN, relative to drug take-back programs.

1:45 p.m.        HB 1610-FN, legalizing the possession and cultivation of marijuana for personal use.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

9:30 a. m.       HB 1229, prohibiting the inclusion of statewide assessment results in a student's transcript without consent.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1652-FN-A, establishing a teacher preparation for mathematics education scholarship program.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1189-FN, relative to aid granted to Dartmouth College to assist indigent students from New Hampshire.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1638-FN-L, relative to the allocation of lottery revenues to schools.

12:45 p.m.      HB 1604-FN-A-L, relative to exceptional student education programs and providing funding therefor.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1630-FN-L, relative to calculating the base cost of an adequate education.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1667-FN-L, repealing the statutes authorizing the department of education.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

ELECTION LAW, Room 308, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1183, relative to election result recounts.

10:10 a.m.      HB 1220, relative to disqualification of election officers.

10:20 a.m.      HB 1387, relative to vacancies in county offices.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1313-FN, relative to eligibility to vote and relative to availability of voter information.

10:40 a.m.      HB 1356, relative to construction of the terms "resident" and "inhabitant."

10:50 a.m.      HB 1539-FN, relative to procedures for resolving ties in legislative races.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1114, relative to the number of inspectors of election.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1265, permitting municipalities to adopt a system of approval voting.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1521, allowing voters to vote for multiple candidates for an office.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1530-FN-L, relative to mail-in voting.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1624-FN, relative to electioneering by public employees.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1679-FN, relative to electioneering by a public official.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1682-FN, relative to electioneering by public servants and relative to warrant articles.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE, Room 303, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1355, relative to poultry producers exempted from meat inspection requirements.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1528-FN, relative to standards for aerobic septic systems.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1440-FN, relative to certification for solid waste operators.

3:00 p.m.        HB 1398, establishing a commission to study septic sludge spreading.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION, Room 306, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1416-FN, relative to funding for state criminal background checks.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1594-FN, relative to emergency medical services.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1404-FN, relative to certain director positions in the insurance department.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1556-FN, relative to Lucky 7 tickets.

11:30 a.m.      HB 1527-FN-A, authorizing additional part-time positions at the department of administrative services and making an appropriation therefor.

12:00 p.m.      HB 1671-FN, establishing an office of inspector general.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

FINANCE, Rooms 210-211, LOB

10:00 a.m.       HB 549-FN-A-LOCAL ,(New Title) relative to school building aid grants.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1591-FN-A, relative to the health care premium contribution for retired state employees who are over 65 years of age, relative to funding of retiree health benefits, and making an appropriation to the department of administrative services.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1592-FN, relative to the health care premium contribution for retired state employees who are over 65 years of age, relative to funding of retiree health benefits, and making an appropriation to the department of administrative services.

 

FINANCE - DIVISION II, Room 209, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Work session onHB 218-FN, (New Title) relative to third grade proficiency in mathematics.

2:00 p.m.         Work session onHB 231, relative to applications for school building aid.

3:00 p.m.         Work session onHB 242, relative to the statewide improvement and assessment program.

 

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

9:00 a.m.        HB 1423-FN, relative to rulemaking for prescribing controlled drugs.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1269, extending the New Hampshire health care quality assurance commission.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1124, relative to the membership of the occupational therapy governing board and relative to equipment used in respiratory care practice.

3:00 p.m.        HB 1273, requiring a medical care provider to inform a woman who is discovered to have dense breast tissue.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1574-FN-A, relative to the penalty assessment fund and requiring payment into the penalty assessment for persons performing court-mandated community service.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1581-FN-A, establishing a special marriage officiant license.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1611-FN-L, allowing a public body or agency to charge a fee for costs of retrieving public records under the right-to-know law.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1115, relative to the laws governing the citizens of New Hampshire.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1166-FN, appointing personal representatives for persons who had founded petitions before the house committee on redress of grievances.

3:00 p.m.        HB 1218, relative to levy of executions on shares in any corporation.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Representatives Hall

10:00 a.m.      HB 1641-FN-L, relative to requiring prevailing wages on state-funded public works projects.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1346, relative to minimum wage for tipped employees.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1480-FN, establishing a state minimum wage.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1221, relative to excluding certain one-time expenditures from the default budget in official ballot municipalities.

10:45 a.m.      HB 1389, prohibiting a town meeting from materially changing a petitioned warrant article in a town that has adopted the official ballot referendum form of meeting.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1375, relative to charter commissions for budgets in official ballot jurisdictions.

1:00 p.m.         Executive session onHB 1427-FN-A-L, suspending the water and air pollution control facility property tax exemption and appropriating certain revenues for water pollution control grants to municipalities;HB 1505, allowing municipalities to exempt water and sewer pollution control facilities owned by educational institutions from the local property tax;HB 1119-L, relative to the maximum optional fee for transportation improvements charged by municipalities when collecting motor vehicle registration fees.

                       HB 1562-FN-L, allowing counties to establish heroin use prevention and treatment programs;HB 1214, allowing towns and cities to authorize an additional surcharge on hotel occupancy under the meals and rooms tax;HB 1345, repealing the age limit for sheriffs.

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, Room 201, LOB

9:30 a.m.        HB 1602-FN-A-L, establishing a road usage fee and making an appropriation therefor.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1568-FN-A, relative to prepaid road tolls for certain alternative energy vehicles.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1251-FN-A, requiring the department of transportation to upgrade a portion of road in the town of Pittsfield.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Room 305, LOB

10:30 a.m.      HB 1298, relative to damage to private property.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1170, relative to special permits for OHRV operation in Jericho Mountain State Park.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1332, adding a member to the aquatic resources compensatory mitigation site selection committee.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1299, relative to the frequency of background checks for camp employees.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

10:15 a.m.      HB 1155, relative to providing choice of meters to customers of utilities.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1362, requiring telephone notice where an electrical outage is expected to exceed 4 hours.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1133, relative to the maximum amount of a customer deposit which may be required under rules of the public utilities commission.

 

TRANSPORTATION, Room 203, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1295-FN, eliminating the bureau of certificate of title.

10:20 a.m.      HB 1421-FN, relative to exemptions from certificate of title for a vehicle.

10:40 a.m.      HB 1666-FN, relative to certain definitions in the motor vehicles law.

11:20 a.m.      HB 1655-FN, relative to registration fees for agricultural/industrial utility vehicles.

11:40 a.m.      HB 1567-FN-A, authorizing friends of animal number plates.

1:20 p.m.        HB 1616-FN, relative to drivers' licenses and identification cards that are compliant with federal identification law.

2:20 p.m.        HB 1583-FN, allowing for voluntary donations to veterans' organizations through a check-off box on driver's license applications and automobile registration forms.

3:00 p.m.         Executive session onHB 1438-FN-L, relative to the registration of antique trailers;HB 1477, relative to the grace period for motor vehicle inspections;HB 1241, establishing the alternative motto "scenic" for motor vehicle plates.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1443-FN, relative to the reasonable compensation deduction from gross business profits under the business profits tax and requiring the department of revenue administration to prepare draft rules relative to auditing.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1538-FN-A, relative to revising the business enterprise tax as a business flat tax, reducing the rate of the interest and dividends tax, repealing certain taxes, and establishing a commission to recommend statutory changes for the implementation of this new tax structure.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1544-FN-A-L, establishing a tax on revenues from natural gas transmission.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1101, prohibiting charges to New Hampshire residents for the construction of high pressure gas pipelines.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1360-FN, establishing a credit against business profits taxes for media production expenditures in New Hampshire.

 

 

The Barley House, 132 North Main St., Concord

12-1 p.m.        All legislators and staff are invited to join community leaders from across NH for the kickoff of the first-ever presidential candidate online town hall, “NH Speaks!”, co-hosted by the Concord Monitor and Change Politics. Complimentary food and beverages will be served.  A reception will follow the program.  For more information or to RSVP, call 228-1601 or contact  Tyler Clark at tyler@dennehybouley.com.

 

Tandy’s 1 Eagle Square, Concord

12:00 p.m.       The Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy, MomsRising, and the NH Women’s Foundation invite all legislators to a luncheon to hear from Josh Levs, the author of the book “All In,” on the value of flexible work arrangements to employees and the business community.  Lunch will be provided. RSVP atamanda@familyfriendlyeconomy.org or by calling 603-867-4433.