HB1103 (2018) Detail

Relative to financial responsibility for voluntary services provided pursuant to a report of abuse or neglect that is "unfounded but with reasonable concern."


CHAPTER 338

HB 1103-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

04/26/2018   1794s

2018 SESSION

18-2458

05/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1103-FN

 

AN ACT relative to financial responsibility for voluntary services provided pursuant to a report of abuse or neglect that is "unfounded but with reasonable concern."

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. K. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Spanos, Belk. 3; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that voluntary services provided pursuant to a report of abuse and neglect that is unfounded but with reasonable concern shall be exempt from parental liability for reimbursement.  The department may use available federal TANF reserve funds to pay for the services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/26/2018   1794s 18-2458

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to financial responsibility for voluntary services provided pursuant to a report of abuse or neglect that is "unfounded but with reasonable concern."

 

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

 

338:1  New Subparagraph; Child Protection Act; Liability for Expenses.  Amend RSA 169-C:27, I by inserting after subparagraph (f) the following new subparagraph:

(g)  Notwithstanding subparagraph (c), the state shall have no right of action against the parents or other people chargeable by law for the minor's support and necessities for voluntary services provided to the child, family, or household in a case that was unfounded but with reasonable concern, as defined in RSA 169-C:3, XXIX.  In such cases, any services provided by the department may be paid from available TANF reserve funds.

338:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

 

Approved: June 26, 2018

Effective Date: July 01, 2018

 

 

Links

HB1103 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1103 Revision: 4261 Date: June 27, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
HB1103 Revision: 3828 Date: May 11, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
HB1103 Revision: 3634 Date: April 30, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
HB1103 Revision: 2325 Date: Nov. 28, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 2
Jan. 30, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/30/2018 10:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 21, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 11-0; CC) HC 9 P. 3
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 11-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 4
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 7
March 27, 2018 Hearing: 03/27/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:15 pm; SC 14
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/26/2018; SC 18
April 26, 2018 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2018-1794s, AA, VV; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1794s, MA, VV; Refer to Finance Rule 4-5; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2018; SC 19A
May 3, 2018 Special Order to 05/03/2018, Without Objection, MA; 05/02/2018 SJ 15
May 3, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/03/2018;
May 3, 2018 Sen. Feltes Floor Amendment # 2018-1916s, RC 10Y-14, AF; 05/03/2018; SJ 16
May 3, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/03/2018; SJ 16
May 10, 2018 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1794s (Rep. K. Rice): MA VV 05/10/2018
May 23, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Enrolled 05/23/2018
June 26, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/26/2018; Chapter 338; Eff. 7/1/2018