HB1556 (2018) Detail

Relative to licensing requirements for barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, and licensed nursing assistants.


HB 1556 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2065

10/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1556

 

AN ACT relative to licensing requirements for barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, and licensed nursing assistants.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. L. Ober, Hills. 37; Rep. Emerick, Rock. 21; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. Spanos, Belk. 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill limits the types of crimes for which barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, and licensed nursing assistants are refused as applicants for licensure or are subjected to disciplinary action.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2065

10/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to licensing requirements for barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, and licensed nursing assistants.

 

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

 

1  Barbering, Cosmetology, and Estheticians; Rulemaking; Applications.  Amend RSA 313-A:8, XV to read as follows:

XV.  The review criteria for board consideration of an applicant's "good professional character,'' provided such rules shall not prohibit an applicant from licensure for the conviction of a crime unless the applicant has been convicted of a violent crime as  defined in RSA 651:5, XIII;

2  Barbering, Cosmetology, and Estheticians; Disciplinary  Action; Violent Crime.  Amend RSA 313-A:22, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  Conviction of a felony [or any offense involving moral turpitude] which is a violent crime as defined in RSA 651:5, XIII;

3  Nursing; Applicants for Licensed Nursing Assistant.  Amend RSA 326-B:16, III to read as follows:

III.  Report any pending criminal charges, criminal convictions, or plea arrangement in lieu of convictions; provided that for applicants for licensed nursing assistant, such reporting of charges, convictions, or plea arrangements shall be limited to violent crimes as defined in RSA 651:5, XIII and criminal neglect of elderly, disabled, or impaired adults under RSA 631:8.

4  Nursing; Disciplinary Action; Licensed Nursing Assistants.  Amend RSA 326-B:37, II(c) to read as follows:

(c)  Convictions by a court or any plea to a crime in any jurisdiction that relates adversely to the practice of nursing or to the ability to practice nursing; provided that for licensed nursing assistants, grounds for discipline shall be limited to charges, convictions, or plea arrangements for violent crimes as defined in RSA 651:5, XIII and criminal neglect of elderly, disabled, or impaired adults under RSA 631:8.

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

Links

HB1556 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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

Bill Text Revisions

HB1556 Revision: 1824 Date: Nov. 9, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 15
Feb. 6, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/06/2018 10:00 AM LOB 306
Feb. 13, 2018 ==ROOM CHANGE== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2018 01:30 PM LOB 205
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 306
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-1; CC) HC 9 P. 20
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-1; CC)
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 36