HB409 (2010) Detail

Relative to identification required for participation in youth recreation programs.


2009 SESSION

09-0534

05/04

HOUSE BILL 409

AN ACT relative to identification required for participation in youth recreation programs.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hutz, Straf 5; Sen. Merrill, Dist 21

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill requires a youth recreation program to accept a notarized statement of the child’s age and birthday rather than requiring a copy of the child’s birth certificate.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0534

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT relative to identification required for participation in youth recreation programs.

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

1 New Subdivision; Identification for Participation in Youth Recreation Program. Amend RSA 170-E by inserting after section 50 the following new subdivision:

Identification for Participation in Youth Recreation Program

170-E:51 Youth Recreation Program; Identification Required for Participation.

I. A youth recreation program that requires verification of a child’s name, age, and birthday as part of its registration or participation requirements shall accept a notarized statement providing this information from the child’s parent or guardian. Under no circumstances shall the program require a copy of the child’s birth certificate.

II. In this section, “youth recreation program” means any program offering instruction or other organized activities for children, including but not limited to athletics, crafts, music, or dance, or other child care services, offered by a school, municipality, religious group, or other nonprofit organization, such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Girls Inc., the YMCA, or the YWCA.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2010.

Links

HB409 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB409 Revision: 16523 Date: Dec. 10, 2009, midnight

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