HB1430 (2018) Detail

Relative to emergency medical services license and fine revenue.


HB 1430-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2617

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1430-FN

 

AN ACT relative to emergency medical services license and fine revenue.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Rep. White, Graf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that certain fees and fines collected by the division of fire standards and training and emergency medical services shall be deposited in the fire standards and training and emergency medical services fund rather than the general fund.

 

The bill is a request of the department of safety, division of fire standards and training and emergency medical 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2617

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to emergency medical services license and fine revenue.

 

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

 

1  Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services; Disposition of Funds.  Amend RSA 21-P:12-a, II(h) to read as follows:

(h)  With the approval of the commissioner, accept in the name of the state any and all donations, fees for tuition, rents, services and any and all moneys and grants from any governmental unit, public agency, institution, person, firm, or corporation and receive, utilize, expend, and dispose of such funds subject to budgetary provisions, consistent with the rules of the department of safety and the purposes or conditions of the donations or grant, except for fees and fines collected pursuant to RSA 153-A:15 and RSA 153-A:22 which shall be deposited in the fire standards and training and emergency medical services fund established in RSA 21-P:12-d.

2  Bureau of Emergency Medical Services; Disposition of Funds.  Amend RSA 21-P:12-b, II(l) to read as follows:

(l)  With the approval of the commissioner, accept in the name of the state any and all donations, fees for tuition, rents, services, and any and all money and grants from any governmental unit, public agency, institution, person, firm, or corporation and receive, utilize, expend, and dispose of such funds subject to budgetary provisions, consistent with the rules of the department of safety and the purposes or conditions of the donation or grant, except for fees and fines collected pursuant to RSA 153-A:15 and RSA 153-A:22 which shall be deposited in the fire standards and training and emergency medical services fund established in RSA 21-P:12-d.

3  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services; Fees.  Amend RSA 153-A:15 to read as follows:

153-A:15  Fees.  The commissioner may charge a fee for licensure of an emergency medical service unit, an emergency medical service vehicle, or an emergency medical care provider.  [However, no fee shall be charged to a nonprofit corporation or volunteer association.] The sums obtained from fees charged for licensure shall be forwarded to the state treasurer to be deposited into the [general fund] fire standards and training and emergency medical services fund established in RSA 21-P:12-d.

4  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services; Administrative Fines.  Amend RSA 153-A:22 to read as follows:

153-A:22  Administrative Fines.  The commissioner, after notice and hearing, pursuant to rules adopted under RSA 541-A, may impose an administrative fine not to exceed $2,000 for each offense upon any person or entity licensed under this chapter who violates any provision of this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter.  Rehearings and appeals from a decision of the director shall be in accordance with RSA 541.  Any administrative fine imposed under this section shall not preclude the imposition of further penalties or administrative actions under this chapter.  The commissioner shall adopt rules in accordance with RSA 541-A relative to administrative fines which shall be scaled to reflect the scope and severity of the violation.  The sums obtained from the levying of administrative fines under this chapter shall be forwarded to the state treasurer to be deposited into the [general fund] fire standards and training and emergency medical services fund established in RSA 21-P:12-d.

5  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

 

LBAO

18-2617

10/27/17

 

HB 1430-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to emergency medical services license and fine revenue.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation, as introduced, has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2019 through 2022.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Safety

 

 

 

Links

HB1430 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 6, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1430 Revision: 2074 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 22, 2018: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 15


Feb. 22, 2018: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/22/2018 (Vote 23-0; CC) HC 7 P. 13


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 23-0; CC)


Feb. 6, 2018: Executive Session: 02/06/2018 LOB 202


Feb. 6, 2018: Full Committee Work Session: 02/06/2018 10:30 AM LOB 202


Jan. 30, 2018: Full Committee Work Session: 01/30/2018 01:00 PM LOB 202


Jan. 30, 2018: ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 01/30/2018 11:00 AM LOB 202


Jan. 16, 2018: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 01/16/2018 02:00 PM LOB 202


Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Ways and Means HJ 1 P. 10