SB26 (2017) Detail

Relative to the definition of "facility caregivers" under the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes law.


CHAPTER 47

SB 26 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0843

01/06

 

SENATE BILL 26

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "facility caregivers" under the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes law.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the definition of "facility caregiver" for purposes of the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes law.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0843

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "facility caregivers" under the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes law.

 

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

 

47:1  Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Definitions.  Amend RSA 126-X:1, VI-a to read as follows:

VI-a.  "Facility caregiver'' means a residential care facility, nursing home, hospital, or hospice house licensed under RSA 151 which has agreed to allow one or more qualifying patients who are residents or patients of the facility to utilize therapeutic cannabis obtained by the resident or the resident's designated caregiver from an alternative treatment center, and which has agreed to assist such residents in the therapeutic use of their cannabis in accordance with a policy developed by the facility, and in accordance with rules adopted by the commissioner of health and human services pursuant to RSA 541-A.  "Facility caregiver" shall also include community living facilities certified under RSA 126-A:19 and RSA 126-A:20.

47:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 12, 2017

Effective Date: July 11, 2017

Links

SB26 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2017 Senate Hearing
Jan. 19, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2017 House Hearing
March 22, 2017 House Exec Session
April 20, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB26 Revision: 1646 Date: May 15, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
SB26 Revision: 1647 Date: April 20, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
SB26 Revision: 1648 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 10:43 a.m.

Docket


July 11, 2017: Signed by the Governor on 05/12/2017; Chapter 0047; Effective 07/11/2017


April 27, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16


April 20, 2017: Enrolled 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 26


April 20, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 3


April 20, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/20/2017 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 20 P. 5


March 22, 2017: Executive Session: 03/22/2017 09:00 AM LOB 205


March 21, 2017: Public Hearing: 03/21/2017 01:15 PM LOB 305-307


Feb. 16, 2017: Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 8 P. 44


Jan. 19, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/19/2017; SJ 4


Jan. 19, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/19/2017; SC 6


Jan. 10, 2017: Hearing: 01/10/2017, Room 101, LOB, 02:00 pm; SC 5


Jan. 5, 2017: To Be Introduced 01/05/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 4