HB 367 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 367
SPONSORS: Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Rep. Guthrie, Rock. 13; Rep. P. Long, Hills. 10; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5
COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
This bill provides that, upon the request of another state's lead agency, the department of health and human services shall check the name of an out-of-state child care provider, staff member, or prospective staff member against New Hampshire's registry of founded reports of abuse and neglect.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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:
VII.(a) Notwithstanding any provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, upon the receipt of a written request from another state's lead agency to check the name of a child care provider, child care staff member, or prospective child care staff member in its state against the department's state registry of founded reports of abuse and neglect established under this section, the department shall conduct the requested check and shall provide the results of the check to the requesting state's lead agency.
(b) In this paragraph:
(1) "Lead agency" means the state, territorial or tribal entity, or joint interagency office designated or established pursuant to the requirements of the federal Child Care and Development Fund program.
(2) "Child care provider" means a center based child care provider, a family child care provider, or another provider of child care services for compensation and on a regular basis that is not an individual who is related to all children from whom child care services are provided and is licensed, regulated, or registered under state law or eligible to receive assistance provided under the federal Child Care and Development Fund program.
(3) "Child care staff member" means an individual, other than an individual who is related to all children for whom child care services are provided:
(A) Who is employed by a child care provider for compensation, including contract employees or self-employed individuals;
(B) Whose activities involve the care or supervision of children for a child care provider or unsupervised access to children who are cared for or supervised by a child care provider; or
(C) Any individual residing in a family child care home who is age 18 or older.
Approved: June 02, 2017
Effective Date: June 02, 2017
|Feb. 7, 2017||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 7, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 15, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|April 6, 2017||Senate||Hearing|
|April 20, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 5, 2017||Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 3 P. 10|
|Feb. 7, 2017||Public Hearing: 02/07/2017 10:00 AM LOB 205|
|Feb. 7, 2017||Executive Session: 02/07/2017 LOB 205|
|Feb. 15, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/15/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|Feb. 15, 2017||Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 15|
|Feb. 16, 2017||Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 7|
|April 6, 2017||Hearing: 04/06/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:15 pm; SC 17|
|April 20, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/20/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 19|
|April 20, 2017||Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/20/2017; SJ 14|
|April 27, 2017||Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16|
|April 20, 2017||Enrolled 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 26|
|June 2, 2017||Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017; Chapter 62; Eff. 6/2/2017|