HB1516 (2018) Detail

Establishing a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.


HB 1516 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2236

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1516

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2236

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Commission to Examine the Feasibility of the New England States Entering into a Compact for a Single Payor Health Care Program.  Amend RSA 415 by inserting after section 26 the following new section:

415:27  Commission to Examine the Feasibility of the New England States Entering Into a Compact for a Single Payor Health Care Program.

I.  There is established a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.

II.(a)  The members of the commission shall be as follows:  

(1)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(2)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(3)  The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.

(4)  The insurance commissioner, or designee.

(5)  A representative of the New Hampshire Medical Society, appointed by the society.

(6)  Two public members, appointed by the governor.

(b)  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

III.(a)  The commission shall study the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program.

(b)  The commission may solicit information from any person or entity the commission deems relevant to its study.

IV.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

2  Repeal.  RSA 415:27, relative to a commission to examine the feasibility of the New England states entering into a compact for a single payor health care program, is repealed.

3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2018.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1516 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 12, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1516 Revision: 2153 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 1:39 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 13
Jan. 12, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/12/2018 10:15 AM LOB 302
Jan. 30, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 302
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 11-9; RC)
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 11-9; RC) HC 9 P. 49
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 120
March 6, 2018 Reconsider HB 1516 (Rep. Shurtleff): MF DV 141-185 03/06/2018