Wednesday, Feb. 3 in the NH House

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 IN THE NH HOUSE

 

NH Federation of Humane Organizations and The Human Society of the United States, State House cafeteria

7:30 – 10:00 a.m.       Legislators will have an opportunity to speak with the leaders of the state’s nonprofit animal shelters and to learn about the work of the Humane Society of the United States. 

A continental breakfast will be provided.

 

THE FRIEDMAN FOUNDATION, Upham Walker House, 18 Park St., Concord

11:45 a.m.       Representatives from the Friedman Foundation and Heritage Foundation will discuss the current status of school choice around the nation and new choice innovations that have been

launched in some states. Lunch will be provided.

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

9:00 a.m.         Additional executive session on pending legislation as necessary.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1618, relative to debt adjustment services.

10:15 a.m.      HB 1473, relative to small loans.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1105, establishing a committee to study third party mortgage processors.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1139, establishing a committee to examine state protections from financial fraud.

11:30 a.m.      HB 1491, relative to trust fund interest.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1111, relative to securities advisory councils and committees.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1169, prohibiting bank fees for on-line accounts.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1600-FN, prohibiting the possession of a flame thrower.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1635-FN, relative to the theft of a firearm during a burglary.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1305, relative to the use of an ignition interlock device after a license suspension.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1598-FN, relative to the penalty for driving while intoxicated, third or subsequent offense.

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 1371, establishing a committee to study education savings accounts for families of special needs students.

10:00 a.m.      HB 1457, establishing a code of professional ethics for New Hampshire teachers.

10:45 a.m.      HB 1323,  relative to nonrenewal of a teacher's contract.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1458, relative to social media policies for educational institutions.

12:45 p.m.      HB 1408-FN, relative to a school building inventory.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1497,  relative to the limits on disclosure of information used on college entrance exams.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1558-FN, requiring the university system of New Hampshire to examine the disposition of children in state custody.

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.       Executive session onHB 1246-FN, relative to speech-language assistants; HB 1357, relative to the duties of the department of cultural resources; HB 1416-FN,relative to funding for state criminal background checks; HB 1433-FN,establishing the office of ombudsman in the department of state; HB 1671-FN,establishing an office of inspector general; HB 1699-FN-A-L, establishing a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in the bureau of emergency medical services to develop a training program for fire and emergency medical services personnel and making an appropriation therefor; HB 1213-FN, repealing athletic trainer license requirements.

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

 

FINANCE - DIVISION I, Room 212, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 626-FN-A, authorizing energy infrastructure development and designating energy infrastructure corridors.

10:30 a.m.       Work session onHB 626-FN-A, authorizing energy infrastructure development and designating energy infrastructure corridors.

11:00 a.m.       Work session onHB 636-FN, relative to forfeiture of property.

1:00 p.m.         Work session onHB 1670-FN, relative to public employee suggestions for cost-savings measures.

1:45 p.m.         Work session onHB 585-FN-A, (New Title) relative to penalty assessments.

 

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

10:00 a.m.      HB 1629-FN, relative to disqualifying members of certain groups from receiving public assistance.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1681-FN, relative to hypodermic syringes and needles containing trace amounts of controlled drugs.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1698-FN, relative to an integrative approach to substance abuse disorders.

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 1276, relative to a taxpayer's application for a property tax abatement.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1306, allowing periodic payments of judgments to include assignment of wages.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1569-FN, relative to volunteers under the department of resources and economic development.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1582-FN, relative to judicial salaries.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1249, providing that persons who provide false or misleading information in an abuse or neglect proceeding shall be guilty of the crime of false swearing.

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

 

LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION, Room 307, LOB

9:00 a.m.         Executive session onHB 1531, permitting the legislature to open the state house on weekends.

9:30 a.m.        HB 1233, relative to the right of attendance by general court members at legislative proceedings.

9:50 a.m.        HB 1234, relative to the seal of the general court.

10:10 a.m.      HB 1319, relative to seating assignments of members of the house of representatives.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1465, relative to recording of roll calls of legislative committees.

10:50 a.m.      HCACR 25, relating to legislation. Providing that bills dealing with assessments, rates, and taxes shall originate in the house of representatives.

11:15 a.m.      HCACR 20, relating to the veto of bills. Providing that a three-fifths vote of both houses of the general court be required to override a veto.

                        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.        HB 1262, relative to the application of zoning ordinances to home-based businesses.

9:50 a.m.        HB 1263, authorizing municipalities to use form-based codes as an alternative zoning regulation.

10:10 a.m.      HB 1315, adding mixed-use development to the definition of business and industrial facility.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1439-L, requiring regional planning commissions to file an annual report.

10:50 a.m.      HB 1533, relative to noise level limitations for permanent machinery.

11:10 a.m.      HB 1500, relative to default budgets for the purpose of setting tax rates.

1:00 p.m.         Executive session on HB 1129, relative to approval of fees established by the register of deeds;HB 1164, relative to contributions by a city to the county or state;HB 1384, clarifying powers of commissioners of deeds; HB 1390,relative to municipal authority to restrict where registered sex offenders live;HB 1513, relative to the duties of registers of probate; HB 1587,relative to limitations on capital reserve funds of counties.

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, Room 201, LOB

9:30 a.m.        HB 1349, relative to the location of the Merrimack county superior court.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Room 305, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Work Session onHB 1589-FN, prohibiting the transportation of exotic aquatic weeds.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Executive session onHB 1104, relative to electric renewable energy classes;            HB 1133, relative to the maximum amount of a customer deposit which may be required under rules of the public utilities commission;HB 1134, relative to open access to broadband infrastructure; HB 1140,relative to financial responsibility for gas transmission pipelines; HB 1148,relative to pipeline capacity contracts; HB 1155, relative to providing choice of meters to customers of utilities;HB 1174, relative to energy sources for new natural gas transmission compressor stations;HB 1320, relative to assignment or transfer of an operating permit issued by the department of environmental services;HB 1362, requiring telephone notice where an electrical outage is expected to exceed 4 hours;HB 1472, relative to the siting of certain new pipelines and storage vessels;HB 1691-FN, making certain changes to the renewable portfolio standard;HB 1146, relative to certificates of site and facility; HB 1470-FN,permitting additional site evaluation committee membership from towns or cities affected by an application.