Bill Details - SB137 (2017)

SB 137-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0795

10/06

 

SENATE BILL 137-FN

 

AN ACT relative to licensure by endorsement granted by the board of nursing.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Rep. Shepardson, Ches. 10; Rep. Bordenet, Ches. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the board of nursing to grant licenses to applicants for license by endorsement for persons holding a comparable license issued by Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, or Connecticut.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0795

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to licensure by endorsement granted by the board of nursing.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Nursing; Licensure By Endorsement; Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut.  Amend RSA 326-B by inserting after section 20 the following new section:

326-B:20-a   Licensure by Endorsement; Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut.  Upon submission of a completed application for licensure by endorsement for an RN or LPN license under RSA 326-B:20 or an LNA license under RSA 326-B:21, and meeting the requirements in those sections, an applicant whose  current or former residency is in the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, or  Connecticut, shall be granted a comparable license by the board.  The applicant shall provide proof of residency in this state prior to the licensure by endorsement becoming effective.

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

 

LBAO

17-0795

1/10/17

 

SB 137-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to licensure by endorsement granted by the board of nursing.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill provides that upon submission of a completed application for licensure by endorsement for an RN, LPN or LNA license, an applicant whose current or former residency is in certain states shall be granted a comparable license by the Board of Nursing.  The applicant shall provide proof of residency in this State prior to the licensure by endorsement becoming effective.  The Office of Professional Licensure and Certification states that the number of out-of-state applicants for the professions listed in this legislation is indeterminable and therefore the amount of unrestricted revenue is indeterminable.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 5
Feb. 1, 2017 Hearing: 02/01/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:35 am; SC 8
March 9, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0565s, 03/09/2017; SC 12
March 9, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0565s, AA, VV; 03/09/2017; SJ 8
March 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0565s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/09/2017; SJ 8
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 10 P. 76
March 29, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/29/2017 02:00 PM LOB 306
April 11, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/11/2017 10:30 AM LOB 306
April 12, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/12/2017 10:30 AM LOB 306
May 3, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 05/03/2017 09:30 AM LOB 306
May 16, 2017 Executive Session: 05/16/2017 10:30 AM LOB 306
June 1, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1624h (NT) for 06/01/2017 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 26 P. 8
June 1, 2017 Amendment # 2017-1624h: AA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 17
June 1, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1624h: MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 17
June 8, 2017 Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 23
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
July 10, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 07/10/2017; Chapter 0213
July 1, 2019 I. Section 2 Effective 07/01/2019
Aug. 9, 2017 II. Remainder Effective 08/09/2017

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 1, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 9, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 29, 2017 House Hearing
May 16, 2017 House Exec Session
June 1, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB137 Revision: 1197 Date: July 11, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
SB137 Revision: 1198 Date: June 8, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
SB137 Revision: 1199 Date: June 8, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
SB137 Revision: 1200 Date: March 9, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
SB137 Revision: 1201 Date: Jan. 25, 2017, 9:38 a.m.