HB1273 (2018) Detail

(Second New Title) relative to licensure of health care professionals employed at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


HB 1273 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

8Feb2018... 0104h

04/05/2018   1369s

2018 SESSION

18-2476

01/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1273

 

AN ACT relative to licensure of health care professionals employed at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Major, Rock. 14; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9; Rep. Theberge, Coos 3; Rep. Stone, Rock. 1

 

COMMITTEE: State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill suspends for the biennium ending June 30, 2019 licensure requirements for certain physicians, nurses, and physician assistants employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

 

This bill also changes the reporting date of the state veteran's advisory committee.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Feb2018... 0104h

04/05/2018   1369s 18-2476

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to licensure of health care professionals employed at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

 

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

 

1  Licensure of Physicians; Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Suspension During Biennium.  Notwithstanding the provisions of RSA 329, the requirements for licensure of certain physicians in New Hampshire employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center shall be suspended beginning on the effective date of this act and through the biennium ending June 30, 2019.

2  Licensure of Nurses; Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Suspension During Biennium.  Notwithstanding the provisions of RSA 326-B, the requirements for licensure of certain nurses in New Hampshire employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center shall be suspended beginning on the effective date of this act and through the biennium ending June 30, 2019.

3  Licensure of Physicians Assistants; Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Suspension During Biennium.  Notwithstanding the provisions of RSA 328-D, the requirements for licensure of certain physicians assistants in New Hampshire employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center shall be suspended beginning on the effective date of this act and through the biennium ending June 30, 2019.

4  Applicability.  The suspensions provided for in sections 1, 2, and 3 of this act shall only apply to those medical professionals employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), located at 718 Smyth Road in Manchester, provided that the medical professional:

I.  Is acting within the scope of his or her employment at the Manchester VAMC; and

II.  Possesses a current license in good standing in his or her respective state or country of licensure; and

III.  Is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and maintains that certification; and

IV.  Is credentialed by any medical facility licensed in New Hampshire.

5  State Veterans' Advisory Committee; Report.  Amend RSA 115-A:8, III to read as follows:

III.  The committee shall issue [biannual] annual reports of its actions, findings, and recommendations on [May] October 1 [and November 1] of each year to the speaker of the house, the president of the senate, the governor and council, and all veterans' organizations in the state.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1273 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2018 House Exec Session
Jan. 25, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote
Feb. 20, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 27, 2018 House Exec Session
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 29, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1273 Revision: 3412 Date: April 5, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
HB1273 Revision: 3046 Date: Feb. 8, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
HB1273 Revision: 1980 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:23 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs HJ 1 P. 5
Jan. 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 10:00 AM LOB 206
Jan. 17, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/17/2018 12:00 PM LOB 206
Jan. 25, 2018 Public Hearing on non-germane Amendment # 2018-0104h: 01/25/2018 10:00 AM LOB 206
Jan. 25, 2018 Executive Session: 01/25/2018 LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0104h (NT) (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0104h (NT) for 02/07/2018 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 5 P. 16
Feb. 8, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0104h: AA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 13
Feb. 8, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0104h: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 13
Feb. 8, 2018 Referred to Executive Departments and Administration 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 13
Feb. 20, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/20/2018 10:00 AM LOB 306
Feb. 27, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/27/2018 09:30 AM LOB 306
Feb. 27, 2018 Executive Session: 02/27/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 9 P. 19
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 33
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 7
March 29, 2018 Hearing: 03/29/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:15 pm; SC 14
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/05/2018; SC 15
April 5, 2018 Sen. Fuller Clark Floor Amendment # 2018-1369s, RC 12Y-11N, AA; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 5, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1369s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 19, 2018 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1369s and Requests CofC (Reps. R. Ober, McGuire): MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
April 19, 2018 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Baldasaro, Massimilla, Hansen, McGuire 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
May 2, 2018 Sen. Bradley Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 President Appoints: Senators Bradley, Gray, Hennessey; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 14, 2018 Conference Committee Meeting: 05/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 104
Conference Committee Report; Not Signed Off; SJ 18