HB1210 (2008) Detail

Establishing a commission to study whistleblower protection for public employees.


HB 1210 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2265

08/03

HOUSE BILL 1210

AN ACT establishing a commission to study whistleblower protection for public employees.

SPONSORS: Rep. Gionet, Graf 3; Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Bulis, Graf 1; Rep. Ingram, RockĀ 4

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a commission to study whistleblower protection for public employees.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2265

08/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT establishing a commission to study whistleblower protection for public employees.

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

1 Commission Established. There is established a commission to study whistleblower protection for public employees.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a) Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(c) The attorney general, or designee.

(d) One member with expertise in public employment issues, appointed by the governor.

II. Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

3 Duties. The commission shall study whistleblower protection for public employees.

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

5 Report. The commission 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.

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

Links

HB1210 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1210 Revision: 11411 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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