CACR2 (2017) Detail

Relating to natural rights of children. Providing that children have a natural right to be protected by their parents.


CACR 2 2 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0095

06/09

 

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2

 

RELATING TO: natural rights of children.

 

PROVIDING THAT: children have a natural right to be protected by their parents.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Itse, Rock. 10; Rep. Hoell, Merr. 23; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. K. Rice, Hills. 37; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This constitutional amendment concurrent resolution provides that children have the natural right to the protection of their parents in the control of their health, education, and welfare.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type

 

17-0095

06/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING CONSITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

 

RELATING TO: natural rights of children.

 

PROVIDING THAT: children have a natural right to be protected by their parents.

 

Be it Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring,  that the

Constitution of New Hampshire be amended as follows:

 

I.  That the first part of the constitution be amended by inserting after article 2-a the following new article:

[Art.] 2-b.  [Natural Rights of Children.]  Minor children have the natural right to the protection of their parents in the control of their health, education, and welfare.

II.  That the above amendment proposed to the constitution be submitted to the qualified voters of the state at the state general election to be held in November, 2018.

III.  That the selectmen of all towns, cities, wards and places in the state are directed to insert in their warrants for the said 2018 election an article to the following effect:  To decide whether the amendments of the constitution proposed by the 2017 session of the general court shall be approved.

IV.  That the wording of the question put to the qualified voters shall be:

“Are you in favor of amending the first part of the constitution by inserting after article 2-a a new article to read as follows:

[Art.] 2-b.  [Natural Rights of Children.]  Minor children have the natural right to the protection of their parents in the control of their health, education, and welfare.”

V.  That the secretary of state shall print the question to be submitted on a separate ballot or on the same ballot with other constitutional questions.  The ballot containing the question shall include 2 squares next to the question allowing the voter to vote “Yes” or “No.”  If no cross is made in either of the squares, the ballot shall not be counted on the question.  The outside of the ballot shall be the same as the regular official ballot except that the words “Questions Relating to Constitutional Amendments proposed by the 2017 General Court” shall be printed in bold type at the top of the ballot.

VI.  That if the proposed amendment is approved by 2/3 of those voting on the amendment, it becomes effective when the governor proclaims its adoption.

Links

CACR2 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 21, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 28, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

CACR2 Revision: 990 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 2 P. 23
Jan. 4, 2017 Vacated to Children and Family Law Without Objection 01/04/2017 HJ 2 P. 15
Feb. 21, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/21/2017 01:00 PM LOB 206
Feb. 28, 2017 Executive Session: 02/28/2017 10:00 AM LOB 206
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 14 P. 4
March 8, 2017 Removed from Consent (Rep. Hoell) 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 7
March 9, 2017 Lay on Table (Rep. K. Rice): MA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 58
Died on Table