HB1315 (2018) Detail

Prohibiting the university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.


HB 1315 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2639

04/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1315

 

AN ACT prohibiting the university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. King, Hills. 33; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. MacKenzie, Hills. 17; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Messmer, Rock. 24; Rep. Burton, Straf. 6; Rep. White, Graf. 13; Rep. Fenton, Ches. 8; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the university system from prohibiting or using university funds to discourage an employee from becoming a member of any group or organization, or from exercising their rights of association by joining a labor union.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2639

04/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting the university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.

 

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

 

1  College and University System; Freedom of Association.  Amend RSA 187-A:16-b to read as follows:

187-A:16-b  Freedom of Association.

I.  No institution within the university system of New Hampshire which accepts state funds shall prohibit, as a condition of admission or continued enrollment, any student from becoming a member of any group or organization, nor shall an institution take disciplinary action against a student based solely on the student's membership in a group or organization.

II.  No institution within the university system of New Hampshire which accepts state funds shall prohibit, as a condition of employment or continued enrollment, any employee from becoming a member of any group or organization, including a labor union, nor shall an institution take disciplinary action against an employee based solely on the employee’s membership in a group or organization, including a labor union.  No university funds shall be spent for the purpose of discouraging employees from exercising their rights of association by joining or forming a labor union or opposing the formation of union bargaining units under RSA 273-A.

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

Links

HB1315 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 27, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 19, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1315 Revision: 1848 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 6
Jan. 18, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/18/2018 01:30 PM LOB 306
Feb. 26, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/26/2018 09:00 AM LOB 308
Feb. 27, 2018 Executive Session: 02/27/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-6; RC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-6; RC) HC 9 P. 40
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA DV 204-118 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 81
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Finance; SJ 7
March 13, 2018 Introduced 03/13/2018 and Referred to Finance; SJ 7
March 27, 2018 Hearing: 03/27/2018, Room 103, SH, 02:00 pm; SC 14
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 04/19/2018; SC 17
April 19, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 14Y-8N, MA === BILL KILLED ===; 04/19/2018; SJ 13