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Friday
Apr242015

Friday, April 24 in the NH House 

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FRIDAY, APRIL 24  IN THE NH HOUSE

GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND TREATMENT (RSA 12-J), Rooms 301-303, LOB

9:30 a.m.         Regular meeting.

NEW HAMPSHIRE RAIL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (RSA 238-A:2), Room 204, LOB

9:30 a.m.         Regular meeting.

 

 

Thursday
Apr232015

Thursday in the NH House 

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Thursday, april 23 in the NH House

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 153, relative to the accessibility of criminal records.

 

FINANCE - (DIVISION I), Room 212, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Agency briefing with Commissioner Denis Goulet, Department of Information Technology.

 

11:00 a.m.       Work session on SB 191-FN, relative to the use of the state's procurement card services.

 

1:00 p.m.         Work session on SB 265-FN, establishing the achieving a better life experience (ABLE) savings account program.

 

1:15 p.m.         Work session on SB 30-FN-L, permitting counties with unincorporated areas to establish tax increment financing districts.

 

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

 

9:00 a.m.         Subcommittee work session on SB 135-FN relative to lead poisoning in children.

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 124-FN, relative to filing felonies first in the superior court.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Executive session on  SB 146, relative to accessory dwelling units, SB 235, relative to the condominium act and the land sales full disclosure act, SB 242-L, relative to amending the budget in towns that have adopted official ballot voting, and SB 77-L, authorizing the creation of a special purpose village district within the town of Danbury, and a continued executive session on SB 241, relative to authorization for the town of Rindge to make capital expenditures from a trust fund.

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS, Room 104, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Full committee work session.

 

STATE FEDERAL RELATIONS AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, Room 303, LOB *Please note room.

 

10:00 a.m.       SCR 1, recognizing the contribution of Bhutanese refugees to New Hampshire, and requesting the United States government to work diligently on resolving the Bhutanese refugee crisis, reaching an agreement to allow the option of repatriation, and promoting human rights and democracy in Bhutan

 

11:00 a.m.       SCR 2, urging Congress to discontinue foreign aid to Argentina until financial disputes are resolved.

 

                        Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

 

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 144, relative to carry-over cover-all bingo.

 

11:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 120-FN, relative to applicants for secondary game operator licenses.  

Thursday
Apr232015

NH House - Cancellations 

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Today’s public hearings and executive sessions before the House Municipal and County Government and the State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs committees have been postponed so that members may attend the funeral of Sheriff Michael Downing.  They will be rescheduled for a later date.

 

Wednesday
Apr222015

Wednesday, April 22 in the NH House 

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wednesday, april 22 in the nh house

 

FINANCE, Room 210-211, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Full committee work session on SB 30-FN-L, permitting counties with unincorporated areas to establish tax increment financing districts. This work session will also include work on the non-germane amendment to SB 30.

 

PRESS CONFERENCE, Legislative Office Building, Lobby

11:00 a.m.       Granite State Progress

                        RE: Legislative Priorities

                        Contact: Zandra Rice Hawkins, Executive Director

FINANCE – (DIVISION II), Room 209, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Work session on SB 151-FN, requiring inclusion of home educated pupils in the definition of average daily membership in attendance.

FINANCE – (DIVISION III), Room 210-211, LOB

1:00 p.m..        Continuation of yesterday’s work session on SB 8-FN-L, relative to appropriations for nursing homes.

HOUSE LEGISLATIVE FACILITIES SUB-COMMITTEE (RSA 17-E), Room 100, SH

3:25 p.m.         Regular meeting.

JOINT LEGISLATIVE FACILITIES (RSA 17-E), Room 100, SH

3:30 p.m.         Regular meeting.

 

 

Tuesday
Apr212015

Tuesday in the NH House 

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TUESDAY, APRIL 21 IN THE NH HOUSE

CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW, Sununu Youth Services Center, 1056 North River Road, Manchester

10:30 a.m.        Committee tour of the facility.

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 105, relative to child-resistant packaging for tobacco products and establishing a committee to study revising the indoor smoking act.

1:00 p.m.         Subcommittee work session on SB 266-FN, adopting the Uniform Securities Act.

2:00 p.m.         Subcommittee work session on SB 188-FN, revising banking, credit union, and trust laws.

3:00 p.m.         Subcommittee work session on SB 254, establishing a committee to study the provision of services to the public through peer-to-peer or sharing economy businesses.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Executive session on SB 40-FN, including a viable fetus in the definition of "another" for the purposes of certain criminal offenses, SB 53, repealing the interagency coordinating council for women offenders and transferring certain members and duties to the interbranch criminal and juvenile justice council, SB 72, relative to confidentiality of police personnel files and establishing a commission to study the use of police personnel files as they relate to the Laurie List, SB 106-FN, restricting the sale or possession of synthetic drugs, SB 153, relative to the accessibility of criminal records, and SB 236-FN, relative to alcohol ignition interlock requirements.

ELECTION LAW, Room 308, LOB

11:00 a.m.       Public hearing on a non-germane amendment to SB 39, relative to recounts on questions. The proposed amendment requires notice to voters requesting a recount on certain local questions and public posting of notice of the time and place of the recount. This bill also eliminates the requirement that photographs taken by the moderator of voters who do not present identification be in color. Copies of the amendment are available in the Sergeant-at-Arms' office and online.

11:15 a.m.       Executive session on SB 39, relative to recounts on questions, SB 92, establishing a committee to study public access to political campaign information, and SB 179, relative to eligibility to vote.

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE, Room 303, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on retained HB 499, permitting New Hampshire farmers to sell certain farm raised animals directly to the public.

 

FINANCE         (DIVISION I), Room 212, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Work session on SB 32, relative to state agency budgetary reporting requirements.

(DIVISION III), Room 210-211, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Work session on SB 8-FN-L, relative to appropriations for nursing homes.

(DIVISION I), Room 212, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Work session on SB 32, relative to state agency budgetary reporting requirements.

 

FINANCE, Representatives Hall, State House

1:00 p.m.       SB 30-FN-L, permitting counties with unincorporated areas to establish tax increment financing districts. The public hearing will include consideration of a non-germane amendment which relates to the Business Finance Authority’s ability to guarantee bonds. Copies of the amendment are available in the Sergeant-at-Arms’ office and online.

                        This hearing in Representatives Hall will be “live streamed” on the General Court website.

 

 

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Executive session on SB 19, relative to the payment of restitution among and between co-defendants, and SB 167, relative to filing of small claims.

1:00 p.m.         Continued public hearing SB 240, protecting certified public accountants from prosecution or penalty for providing services to alternative treatment centers.

                        Executive session on pending legislation may follow.

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Room 307, LOB

10:15 a.m.       Subcommittee work session on SB 45, relative to opioid treatment agreements under workers' compensation law.

11:00 a.m.       SB 133-FN, relative to certain health care data and relative to certain workers’ compensation medical claim data collected by the insurance department.

1:00 p.m.         Executive session on SB 186, reestablishing the commission to study soft tissue injuries under workers' compensation and to study the feasibility of developing a first responder's critical injury fund.

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

10:00 a.m.       SB 235, relative to the condominium act and the land sales full disclosure act.

10:15 a.m.       SB 242-L, relative to amending the budget in towns that have adopted official ballot voting. The public hearing will include consideration of a non-germane amendment which ratifies the result of a warrant article in the town of Franconia. Copies of the amendment are available in the Sergeant-at-Arms’ office and online.

10:30 a.m.       SB 146, relative to accessory dwelling units.

TRANSPORTATION, Room 203, LOB

10:00 a.m.       SB 29-FN, relative to fines for motor vehicle offenses.

10:30 a.m.       SB 114-FN, enabling a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.

11:00 a.m.       SB 234, establishing a committee to study the use of law enforcement details and flaggers for traffic control on municipally maintained roads.

1:00 p.m.         Executive session on SB 62, relative to drivers' licenses for persons without a permanent address, SB 63, relative to membership of the board of directors for the New Hampshire rail transit authority, SB 78, relative to original and youth operators' licenses, SB 160, relative to duplicate vessel registration certificates, SB 171, establishing a committee to study issues concerning parking for those with walking disabilities, SB 230-FN-L, relative to speed limits on state roads that are seasonally congested by pedestrian and bicycle traffic, SB 231, relative to the month of inspection for municipal fleets, and SB 252, establishing a committee to study a number plate commemorating Laconia Motorcycle Week.

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Full committee work session on SB 113-FN-A-L, relative to video lottery and table gaming.

2:00 p.m.         Executive session on SB 113-FN-A-L, relative to video lottery and table gaming.