Bill Text - HB1267 (2018)

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


Revision: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

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.