Bill Text - HB1161 (2008)

(New Title) establishing a committee to study the truancy laws.


Revision: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

CHAPTER 241

HB 1161 – FINAL VERSION

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HOUSE BILL 1161

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the truancy laws.

SPONSORS: Rep. Stiles, Rock 15; Rep. Reever, Belk 4; Rep. Gargasz, Hills 5; Rep. J. Day, RockĀ 13; Sen. Clegg, Dist 14

COMMITTEE: Education

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the truancy laws.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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04/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the truancy laws.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

241:1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study the truancy laws.

241:2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The committee shall be comprised of 6 members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, 3 of whom shall be from the house education committee and one from each of the following committees: criminal justice and public safety, judiciary, and children and family law.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

241:3 Duties. The committee shall study the truancy laws and all related statutes. The committee may consider advice from any individual or organization with relevant information or expertise.

241:4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

241:5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2008.

241:6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: June 24, 2008

Effective Date: June 24, 2008

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