HB450 (2017) Detail

Relative to the membership of the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss.


CHAPTER 26

HB 450 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0126h

2017 SESSION

17-0471

01/04

 

HOUSE BILL 450

 

AN ACT relative to the membership of the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Porter, Hills. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill revises the membership of the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0126h 17-0471

01/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the membership of the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss.

 

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

 

26:1  New Hampshire Commission on Deafness and Hearing Loss; Membership.  RSA 125-Q:1, I is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

I.  A commission, to be known as the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss is hereby created and established.  The commission shall consist of the following members:

(a)  Two members of the house of representatives, one of whom shall be from the health, human services and elderly affairs committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members from the governor's commission on disability, one of whom shall be the executive director, or designee.

(c)  Three representatives of the department of health and human services, appointed by the commissioner.

(d)  One representative of the department of employment security, appointed by the commissioner.

(e)  Three representatives of the department of education, 2 of whom shall be from the bureau of vocational rehabilitation and one of whom shall be from the bureau of special education, appointed by the commissioner.

(f)  One representative of the administrative office of the courts, appointed by the director.

(g)  Two members of the New Hampshire Association of the Deaf, one of whom shall be the president of the association, or designee, and one of whom shall be appointed by the president of the association.

(h)  One representative of the New Hampshire Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, appointed by the president of the New Hampshire Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, or designee.

(i)  Two members of the public with the lived experience of hearing loss, representing those who are deaf and those who are hard of hearing, nominated by the commission and appointed by the governor.

(j)  Two members of the public representing parents of children who are deaf and children who are hard of hearing, nominated by the commission and appointed by the governor.

(k)  The attorney general, or designee.

(l)  The commissioner of the department of safety, or designee.

(m)  The commissioner of the department of corrections, or designee.

(n)  The commissioner of the department of transportation, or designee.

(o)  The executive director of Granite State Independent Living, or designee.

(p)  Two members of Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc., one of whom shall be the executive director, or designee, and one member appointed by the executive director.

(q)  The executive director of the Disability Rights Center, or designee.

(r)  One representative of the New Hampshire Academy of Audiology, appointed by the president of the academy.

(s)  A mental health care provider experienced in working with members of the deaf and hard of hearing community, appointed by the governor.

26:2  New Paragraph; New Hampshire Commission on Deafness and Hearing Loss.  Amend RSA 125-Q:1 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  The commission may solicit information from any person or entity the commission determines relevant to its duties.  

26:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: April 25, 2017

Effective Date: April 25, 2017

Links

HB450 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 23, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 6, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB450 Revision: 320 Date: April 26, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
HB450 Revision: 321 Date: April 6, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
HB450 Revision: 322 Date: March 10, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
HB450 Revision: 323 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:20 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 3 P. 13
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 03:15 PM LOB 205
Feb. 28, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 02/28/2017 09:00 AM LOB 205
Feb. 23, 2017 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/23/2017 LOB 205
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0126h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 14 P. 15
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0126h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 33
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0126h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 33
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 9
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:45 pm; SC 16
April 6, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/06/2017; SC 17
April 6, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/06/2017; SJ 13
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 26; Eff. 4/25/2017