Bill Text - SB358 (2014)

Adding the community college system to the definition of public employer for purposes of the public employee labor relations board.


Revision: June 15, 2014, midnight

CHAPTER 13

SB 358 – FINAL VERSION

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2014 SESSION

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SENATE BILL 358

AN ACT adding the community college system to the definition of public employer for purposes of the public employee labor relations board.

SPONSORS: Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Rep. Gile, Merr 27; Rep. Shaw, Hills 16; Rep. Ladd, Graf 4; Rep. Weyler, Rock 13; Rep. Spang, Straf 6

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill adds the community college system to the definition of public employer for purposes of the public employee labor relations board.

This bill also modifies the definitions of employer and employee under abusive work environments.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT adding the community college system to the definition of public employer for purposes of the public employee labor relations board.

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

13:1 Public Employee Labor Relations; Definitions; Public Employer. Amend RSA 273-A:1, X to read as follows:

X. “Public employer” means the state and any political subdivision thereof, the judicial branch of the state, any quasi-public corporation, council, commission, agency or authority, the state community college system, and the state university system.

13:2 Public Employer Labor Relations; Definitions; Legislative Body. Amend RSA 273-A:1, VII to read as follows:

VII. “Legislative body” means that governmental body having the power to appropriate public money. The legislative body of the state community college system and university system shall be the board of trustees.

13:3 Abusive Work Environment; Definitions; Employer; Employee. Amend RSA 275-E:10, III-IV to read as follows:

III. “Employee” shall mean any full or part-time, classified or unclassified officer or employee of any branch, department, commission, bureau, institution, or agency of the state government including employees of the general court, the retirement system, and the judicial system[, and the community college system].

IV. “Employer” means any branch, department, commission, bureau, agency, or agent of the state of New Hampshire, but shall not mean any political subdivisions of the state or the community college system of New Hampshire.

13:4 Contingency. If HB 591 of the 2014 legislative session becomes law, section 3 of this act shall take effect at 12:01 a.m. on the effective date of HB 591. If HB 591 of the 2014 legislative session does not become law, section 3 of this act shall not take effect.

13:5 Effective Date.

I. Section 3 of this act shall take effect as provided in section 4 of this act.

II. Section 4 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

III. The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 14, 2014

Effective Date: I. Section 3 shall take effect as provided in section 4.

II. Section 4 shall take effect May 14, 2014

III. Remainder shall take effect July 13, 2014.

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