HB536 (2017) Detail

Directing the wellness and primary prevention council to establish a system of family resource centers of quality.


CHAPTER 167

HB 536 - FINAL VERSION

 

1Jun2017... 2031-EBA

2017 SESSION

17-0426

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 536

 

AN ACT directing the wellness and primary prevention council to establish a system of family resource centers of quality.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. Gargasz, Hills. 27; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27; Rep. Fothergill, Coos 1; Sen. Watters, Dist 4

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the wellness and primary prevention council to develop criteria and a process to select an organization to establish a system of family resource centers of quality.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

1Jun2017... 2031-EBA 17-0426

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT directing the wellness and primary prevention council to establish a system of family resource centers of quality.

 

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

 

167:1  New Subparagraph; Wellness and Primary Prevention Council; Definitions.  Amend RSA 126-M:2, I by inserting after subparagraph (r) the following new subparagraph:

(s)  Substance misuse information, supports, and referral.

167:2  New Paragraph; Wellness and Primary Prevention Council; Definition Added.  Amend RSA 126-M:2 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  'Two-generation approach" means an approach which focuses on creating opportunities for and addressing needs of both vulnerable parents and children together.  Services consistent with the 2-generation approach include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a)  Parenting support and education.

(b)  Opportunities that promote social interaction for children and youth, parents, and other caregivers.

(c)  Supports for children birth to age 5.

(d)  Health information and referral, including developmental screening.

(e)  Substance misuse support and referral.

(f)  Family economic success supports, including facilitating access to concrete resources.

167:3  New Paragraph; Wellness and Primary Prevention Council; Duty Added.  Amend RSA 126-M:4 by inserting after paragraph II-a the following new paragraph:

II-b.(a)  With the department of health and human services, developing criteria and a selection process for the selection of a facilitating organization to administer the system of family resource centers of quality (FRCQ).  The council shall study and issue a report with recommendations regarding the selection process.  The council's study shall include, but not be limited to:

(1)  Defining the role of the facilitating organization within the system of FRCQs.

(2)  Determining the necessary duties, services, and related tasks to be provided by the facilitating organization.

(3)  Reviewing and identifying any other matter deemed relevant to the development of an application process for the facilitating organization.

(b)  The council shall report its recommendations to the commissioner of the department of health and human services on or before September 1, 2017.

167:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 28, 2017

Effective Date: June 28, 2017

Links

HB536 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 1, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 28, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 11, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 9, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 18, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB536 Revision: 317 Date: June 29, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
HB536 Revision: 318 Date: June 6, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
HB536 Revision: 319 Date: Jan. 26, 2017, 8:19 a.m.

Docket


June 28, 2017: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/28/2017; Chapter 167; eff 06/28/17


June 8, 2017: Enrolled 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 9


June 8, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 06/08/2017); SJ 20


June 1, 2017: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2031e: AA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 150


May 31, 2017: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2031e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/31/2017); SJ 19


May 18, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/18/2017; SJ 17


May 18, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/18/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23


May 9, 2017: Hearing: 05/09/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm, on proposed amendment # 2017-1635s; SC 22


April 11, 2017: Hearing: 04/11/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm, on proposed amendment # 2017-1217s; SC 18


March 28, 2017: Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 101, LOB, 02:00 pm; SC 16


March 9, 2017: Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 9


March 9, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 16


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


March 8, 2017: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 10-9; RC)


Feb. 28, 2017: ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/28/2017 09:00 AM LOB 205


March 1, 2017: ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/01/2017 10:00 AM LOB 205


Feb. 1, 2017: Public Hearing: 02/01/2017 11:00 AM LOB 205


Jan. 5, 2017: Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 3 P. 17