Thursday, Feb. 18 in the NH House

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 IN THE NH HOUSE

 

PRESS CONFERENCE, LEGISLATOVE OFFICE BUILDING, Lobby

9:00 a.m.             Right and Democracy

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1316, relative to hospital rates for self-pay patients.

10:15 a.m.      HB 1608-FN, relative to uniform prior authorization forms.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1437, relative to health insurance fraud and abuse reporting.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1478, establishing a commission to develop a structure for the implementation of an alternative contract for health care payments.

1:15                Subcommittee work session on HB 1194,relative to medical benefits under motor vehicle insurance;HB 1264, relative to carnival or amusement ride inspections;HB 1316, relative to hospital rates for self-pay patients;HB 1339, relative to the corporate governance annual disclosure act;HB 1340, relative to producer licensing;HB 1342, prohibiting the use of certain information to underwrite insurance;HB 1403, relative to reinsurance;HB 1409, relative to life, accident, and health insurance;HB 1410, relative to motor vehicle coverage;HB 1437, relative to health insurance fraud and abuse reporting;       HB 1450, relative to risk-based capital for insurers;HB 1459, relative to commercial coverage;HB 1478, establishing a commission to develop a structure for the implementation of an alternative contract for health care payments;HB 1516-FN, relative to balance billing;HB 1601, relative to certain continuing care communities;HB 1608-FN, relative to uniform prior authorization forms;HB 1700-FN, relative to abuse-deterrent opioid drug products.

Room 303, LOB

1:15 p.m.        Subcommittee work session on HB 1105,establishing a committee to study third party mortgage processors;HB 1111, relative to securities advisory councils and committees;HB 1139, establishing a committee to examine state protections from financial fraud;HB 1150, relative to the penalty for failure to deliver goods under the Uniform Commercial Code;HB 1169, prohibiting bank fees for on-line accounts;HB 1195, relative to prepayment contracts for petroleum products;HB 1227, repealing provisions of law regulating Sunday business activities;HB 1307, relative to the procedure for amendment of condominium instruments;HB 1348, repealing the exemption for certain transactions under the consumer protection act;HB 1473, relative to small loans;HB 1491, relative to trust fund interest;HB 1579, relative to regulation of the practice of out-of-state brokers by the real estate commission;HB 1617, relative to funding for housing projects by the New Hampshire housing finance authority;HB 1618, relative to debt adjustment services;HB 1697-FN, relative to the operation and insurance of transportation network companies.

Room 304, LOB

1:15 p.m.         Subcommittee work session onHB 1152, relative to the definition of specialty beer;HB 1160-FN, relative to licensing spas and salons to serve alcoholic beverages;HB 1188, relative to the brew pub license;HB 1206, relative to limited credits;HB 1211, relative to requirements for certain alcoholic beverage licenses;HB 1329, relative to prohibited sales of alcoholic beverages;HB 1540-FN, relative to direct shipments of beer.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

9:00 a.m.        HB 1235, relative to stalking.

9:30 a.m.        HB 1586-FN, prohibiting the impersonation of an emergency medical technician or firefighter.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1549-FN, requiring the department of safety to establish a database cataloging certain law enforcement activities.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1597-FN, relative to preservation of biological material in a criminal investigation for DNA testing.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1435, relative to enforcement of the prohibition on the use of mobile electronic devices while driving.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1603-FN, requiring the registration of drug dealers.

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.        Executive session on HB 1137,relative to the adoption of school administrative unit budgets;HB 1145, establishing a committee to study suspensions and expulsions in licensed preschools and in kindergarten through grade 3;HB 1225, permitting high school students who are members of the armed forces to wear their uniforms at graduation;HB 1231, relative to school district policy regarding objectionable course material;HB 1239, relative to certain terminology in the education statutes; HB 1366, relative to the definition of educational competencies;HB 1371, establishing a committee to study education savings accounts for families of special needs students;HB 1372, permitting a child with a disability to use audio or video recording devices in the classroom;HB 1379, amending the requirement to use English in schools;HB 1408-FN, relative to a school building inventory;HB 1411, making civics mandatory in public schools.

 

ELECTION LAW, Room 308, LOB

9:30 a.m.         Executive session onHB 1265, permitting municipalities to adopt a system of approval voting; HB 1521, allowing voters to vote for multiple candidates for an office;HB 1530-FN-L, relative to mail-in voting;HB 1377, relative to receipt of absentee ballots;HB 1378, relative to disabled voters requiring assistance;HB 1515, requiring persons sending absentee ballot applications to comply with identification requirements for political advertising;HB 1532, permitting state or county prisoners to vote by absentee ballot;HB 1313-FN, relative to eligibility to vote and relative to availability of voter information;HB 1356, relative to construction of the terms "resident" and "inhabitant";CACR 17, relating to domicile for the purpose of voting.  Providing that only a resident of the state may establish a domicile for the purpose of voting;CACR 23, relating to the warning of biennial meetings.  Providing that the selectmen are not required to be present to receive the votes; HB 1387, relative to vacancies in county offices.

12:00 p.m.      Subcommittee hearing  on HB 1378, relative to disabled voters requiring assistance.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION

9:00 a.m.         Subcommittee hearing on HB 1282, relative to the state building code.

 

FISH AND GAME AND MARINE RESOURCES, Room 307, LOB

9:15 a.m.        Subcommittee work session on HB 1388-FN,expanding crossbow use into muzzleloader season.

10:00 a.m.       Executive session onHB 1100, relative to licensure of guides by the fish and game department;HB 1136, authorizing the fish and game department to grant awards for solutions to reducing the Asian shore crab and European green crab populations;HB 1176, relative to nomination and qualification of fish and game commissioners;HB 1177, relative to permission required for baiting for game on the property of another;HB 1178, relative to the taking of black bear assisted by a licensed guide;HB 1191, establishing an exotic game license for hunting in a game preserve;HB 1383, repealing the penalty for carrying away seaweed at night;HB 1388-FN, expanding crossbow use into muzzleloader season;HB 1519, relative to the season for taking bear using dogs set by the executive director of fish and game;HB 1548-FN, prohibiting the trade of shark fins.

 

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

8:00 a.m.         Subcommittee work session onHB 1681-FN, relative to hypodermic syringes and needles containing trace amounts of controlled drugs.

9:00 a.m.        HB 1406, establishing a commission to study the termination of Medicaid benefits when a person enters certain state institutions or county correctional facilities.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1541-FN, prohibiting placement of certain persons with a mental illness in the secure psychiatric unit, and authorizing the commissioner of the department of corrections to seek therapeutic alternatives.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1701-FN, relative to specialty care in drop-in or walk-in clinics.

1:15 p.m.         Executive session onHB 1661-FN, relative to conversion therapy seeking to change a person's sexual orientation;HB 1662-FN, relative to abortion-inducing drugs;HB 1309, adding post-traumatic stress disorder to qualifying medical conditions under therapeutic use of cannabis;HB 1269, extending the New Hampshire health care quality assurance commission.

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

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (RSA 126-A:13), Room 104, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on food services performance audit review.

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

9:00 a.m.        HB 1660-FN-L, relative to eminent domain for gas pipelines and relative to assessment of the land use change tax for eminent domain takings for energy infrastructure.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1684-FN, prohibiting the use of public funds, employees, and facilities in assisting or performing abortions.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1328, limiting pregnancy terminations to pregnancies of 20 weeks or less.

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, Room 305, LOB  *Please note room change

10:00 a.m.        Executive session on all pending legislation. 

 

LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION, Room 303, LOB

9:00 a.m.        CACR 14, relating to government of right. Providing that the people of New Hampshire have the right of local community self-government.

9:45 a.m.        HR 16, calling on the United States Senate and House of Representatives to consider a constitutional amendment prohibiting campaign contributions unless the donor is eligible to vote in that election.

10:30 a.m.      CACR 19, relating to the taking of human life. Providing that the general court shall not appropriate nor authorize any expenditure to benefit any corporation having as its object the taking of innocent human life.

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

9:30 a.m.        Executive session on HB 1262,relative to the application of zoning ordinances to home-based businesses;HB 1263, authorizing municipalities to use form-based codes as an alternative zoning regulation;HB 1315, adding mixed-use development to the definition of business and industrial facility;HB 1439-L, requiring regional planning commissions to file an annual report;HB 1504-FN-L, relative to the execution of a real estate tax lien on a primary residence;HB 1508, allowing public libraries to run certain privacy software.

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, Room 201, LOB

12:00 p.m.       Subcommittee work session onHB 1578, relative to the maintenance of private roads.

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 306, LOB

10:00 a.m.       HB 1517, relative to temporary seasonal docks

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Full committee work session onHB 586-FN-L, relative to registration of automobile utility trailers; HB 1545-FN, relative to Lucky 7 tickets.

11:30 a.m.       Executive session onHB 1554-FN, establishing a state sports lottery;HB 1247, relative to permitted gambling by private individuals.

1:00 p.m.       HB 1182-FN, (New Title) establishing a committee to study fees for sales of wine by manufacturers.

1:30 p.m.       HB 1584-FN, (New Title) relative to the discharge of a person committed for nonpayment of a fine.

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