HB1267 (2018) Detail

Relative to court-ordered drug and alcohol testing under the Child Protection Act.


HB 1267 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2418

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1267

 

AN ACT relative to court-ordered drug and alcohol testing under the Child Protection Act.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the court to order drug and alcohol testing if substance abuse is an issue in a child protection case.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2418

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to court-ordered drug and alcohol testing under the Child Protection Act.

 

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

 

1  Child Protection Act; Drug and Alcohol Testing.  Amend RSA 169-C:12-d to read as follows:

169-C:12-d  Court-Ordered Alcohol and Drug Testing.  The court [may] shall order alcohol or drug testing at any stage of the proceeding where substance abuse is an ongoing issue in the case, where alcohol or drug use is a disputed issue of fact, or where there is reason to believe that alcohol or drug use may be substantially interfering with a parent's ability to adhere to the case plan.  Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the frequency and type of such testing shall be at the discretion of the department.

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

Links

HB1267 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 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 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1267 Revision: 2108 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 5
Feb. 6, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/06/2018 10:30 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
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 9 P. 3
March 6, 2018 Removed from Consent (Rep. Morrison) 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 3
March 6, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 125
Special Order to 3/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 49
March 15, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65; extending deadline for action to 3/22/2018 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 69
March 21, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/21/2018 HJ 9 P. 58