HB395 (2017) Detail

Relative to state board of education rulemaking authority over home education programs.


HB 395 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0707

04/09

 

HOUSE BILL 395

 

AN ACT relative to state board of education rulemaking authority over home education programs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hoell, Merr. 23; Rep. Itse, Rock. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill repeals state board of education rulemaking authority for home education programs and inserts the duties and procedures related to membership in the home education advisory council statute.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0707

04/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to state board of education rulemaking authority over home education programs.

 

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

 

1  Home Education Advisory Council.  Amend RSA 193-A:10, II-III to read as follows:

II.  [The duties of the council and the terms of office of the members appointed under subparagraph I(c) shall be prescribed in accordance with rules proposed by the commissioner of education and adopted by the state board of education pursuant to RSA 541-A.  Legislative members of the council shall serve a term which is coterminous with their elected office.]  The council shall:

(a)  Work with home educators and representatives of private and public education to encourage an understanding of home education.

(b)  Develop and maintain effective communications between home educators and those public and nonpublic schools and state and local agencies involved in home education.

(c)  Provide an annual report to the state board on its activities.

(d)  File and maintain copies of records and minutes of the home education advisory council in the department of education.  

III.(a)  Legislative members of the council shall serve a term coterminous with their elected office.

(b)  Members appointed under subparagraph I(c) shall serve a term of 3 years, and such terms shall end on June 30 of the year in which the term is completed.  The conduct of business shall not depend on the maintenance of full council membership.

(c)  The chair of the council shall be elected by the council members from the home educator membership on the council appointed under subparagraph I(c).  All vacancies on the council shall be filled in the same manner as that of the original appointment.

2  Repeal.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 21-N:9, II(g), relative to state board of education rulemaking for home study.

II.  RSA 193-A:3, relative to state board of education rulemaking for home education programs.

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

Links

HB395 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB395 Revision: 10 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 7:55 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 12
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 01:00 PM LOB 207
Feb. 8, 2017 Executive Session: 02/08/2017 09:30 AM LOB 207
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 14-4; RC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 256-89 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 70