HB 219 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 219
SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills. 2
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
9Feb2017... 0041h 17-0272
03/23/2017 0881s 05/04
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
99:1 Committee Established. There is established a demographic study committee, the purpose of which shall be to recommend administrative and legislative action regarding New Hampshire's demographic future and the relationship between that future and public sector policies and operations.
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.
II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.
I. To better inform the state about its demographic future and the relationship between that future and public sector polices and operations:
(a) Identify specific, long-term net migration goals, quantifying both total net migration and the age and educational level composition of net migration.
(b) Consider establishing a senior demographer position or consulting relationship in the office of energy and planning to improve the flow of demographic information to policy makers, including preparation of biennial reports on New Hampshire's demographic profile and future trajectory and periodic reports on the demographic implications and effects of state government actions.
II. To ensure that long-term demographic considerations are a systematic part of the development of policy, budgets, and programs:
(a) Develop a current services budget process that projects the state budget forward for a decade on the basis of current policy, programs, tax rates, and service levels, adjusting only for demographically-induced changes in demand for public services and projected effects on state government revenue.
(b) Include, as part of the biennial budget process, information about the expected demographic effects of proposed and approved budgets and the impact of demographic factors on budgets, such as school enrollments and demands for senior services.
III. To better manage the current diffuse authority over and/or oversight of policies and programs with significant demographic effects:
(a) Create a standing joint committee on demography to oversee the demographic implications of proposed and enacted legislation and to monitor operating performance against the state's net migration targets.
(b) Fund a thorough review of the fiscal effects of demographic trends in New Hampshire.
99:4 Advisory Group. There shall be an advisory group to assist the committee in fulfilling its duties. The advisory group shall include representatives of the following organizations, selected by those organizations: AARP, New Hampshire Association of Counties, New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, community college system of New Hampshire, university system of New Hampshire, regional planning commissions, and such other organizations or individuals as the committee may appoint.
99:6 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
99:7 Report. The committee 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, 2017.
Approved: June 08, 2017
Effective Date: June 08, 2017
|Jan. 10, 2017||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 25, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 9, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|March 15, 2017||Senate||Hearing|
|March 23, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
June 8, 2017: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2017; Chapter 99; Eff. 6/8/2017
June 1, 2017: Enrolled 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 127
May 31, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19
May 18, 2017: House Concurs with Senate Amendment 0881s (Rep. McGuire): MA VV 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 6
March 23, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0881s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
March 23, 2017: Committee Amendment # 2017-0881s, AA, VV; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
March 23, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0881s, 03/23/2017; SC 15
March 15, 2017: Hearing: 03/15/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 14
Feb. 16, 2017: Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 7
Feb. 9, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 0041h: MA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 2
Feb. 9, 2017: Amendment # 2017-0041h: AA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 2
Feb. 9, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0041h for 02/09/2017 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 10 P. 3
Jan. 25, 2017: Executive Session: 01/25/2017 10:30 AM LOB 306
Jan. 10, 2017: Public Hearing: 01/10/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
Jan. 4, 2017: Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 21