HB210 (2017) Detail

Relative to a code of ethics for certified educational personnel.


CHAPTER 22

HB 210 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0559h

6Apr2017... 1308-EBA

2017 SESSION

17-0186

04/01

 

HOUSE BILL 210

 

AN ACT relative to a code of ethics for certified educational personnel.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27; Rep. V. Sullivan, Hills. 16; Rep. Grenier, Sull. 7; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16; Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the state board of education to adopt rules establishing a code of ethics for certified educational personnel.  

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Mar2017... 0559h

6Apr2017... 1308-EBA 17-0186

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to a code of ethics for certified educational personnel.

 

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

 

22:1  New Subparagraph; Department of Education; Rulemaking.  Amend RSA 21-N:9, II by inserting after subparagraph (bb) the following new subparagraph:

(cc)(1)  The establishment and enforcement of a code of ethics for certified educational personnel, which shall be adopted no later than July 1, 2018.  This professional code shall include a statement of purpose and standards defining each of the 4 primary principles which are:

(A)  Responsibility to the education profession and educational professionals.

(B)  Responsibility to students.

(C)  Responsibility to the school community.

(D)  Responsible and ethical use of technology as it relates to students, schools, and other educational professionals.

(2)  The professional code of ethics shall apply to all teachers, supervisors, administrators, and other personnel licensed or seeking licensure in the education profession in the state of New Hampshire.  In this subparagraph, "teacher" means a person who has applied for or holds a valid teaching license, credential, or other equivalent certificate issued by the state board of education.

22:2  New Subparagraph; Duties of the State Board of Education.  Amend RSA 186:11, X by inserting after subparagraph (d) the following new subparagraph:

(e)  Establishment and enforcement of a code of ethics for certified educational personnel as provided in RSA 21-N:9, II(cc).

22:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: April 25, 2017

Effective Date: June 24, 2017

Links

HB210 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 18, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 22, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 21, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 29, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB210 Revision: 42 Date: April 26, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
HB210 Revision: 43 Date: April 10, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
HB210 Revision: 44 Date: March 10, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
HB210 Revision: 45 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 12:09 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 20
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 02:00 PM LOB 207
Jan. 18, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 01/18/2017 02:30 PM LOB 207
Feb. 14, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 10:30 AM LOB 207
Feb. 22, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/22/2017 09:30 AM LOB 207
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0559h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 14 P. 10
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0559h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 19
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0559h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 19
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Education; SJ 9
March 21, 2017 Hearing: 03/21/2017, Room 103, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 15
March 29, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/29/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 16
March 29, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/29/2017; SJ 11
April 6, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1308e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 04/06/2017); SJ 14
April 6, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1308e: AA VV 04/06/2017 HJ 13 P. 62
April 6, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/06/2017); SJ 14
April 6, 2017 Enrolled 04/06/2017 HJ 13 P. 63
April 25, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 04/25/2017; Chapter 22; Eff. 6/24/2017