HB1589 (2018) Detail

Relative to actions against tenants for a caregiver under an agreement for a person with disabilities.


CHAPTER 189

HB 1589 - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0732h

2018 SESSION

18-2369

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1589

 

AN ACT relative to actions against tenants for a caregiver under an agreement for a person with disabilities.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Almy, Graf. 13; Rep. Gottling, Sull. 2; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. McMahon, Rock. 7; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill excludes from the definition of tenancy occupancies where a caregiver providing care to a person with disabilities under a written agreement may be ordered to vacate.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0732h 18-2369

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to actions against tenants for a caregiver under an agreement for a person with disabilities.

 

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

 

189:1  New Subparagraph; Actions Against Tenants; Definition of Tenancy; Caregiver.  Amend RSA 540:1-a, IV by inserting after subparagraph (g) the following new subparagraph:

(h)  Occupancies in which the occupant is hired to provide care or assistance for a person with disabilities.  In such cases, if the person with disabilities or his or her legal guardian no longer wishes the assistance of the caregiver, he or she may order the caregiver to vacate the premises without legal process required as a tenant under this chapter, provided:

(1)  There is a written agreement specifying that care or assistance authorizes summary ejection of the caregiver; and

(2)  The caregiver is given written notice directing him or her to vacate the premises in not less than 72 hours; and

(3)  If the agreement between the parties provides for compensation for the care provider beyond free housing, prior to the time the caregiver vacates the premises, the person with disabilities or the legal guardian pays the caregiver any money due under the agreement for services rendered.

189:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: August 07, 2018

Links

HB1589 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1589 Revision: 4090 Date: June 12, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
HB1589 Revision: 3625 Date: April 26, 2018, 6:11 p.m.
HB1589 Revision: 3178 Date: March 8, 2018, 11:13 a.m.
HB1589 Revision: 2222 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 9:28 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 16
Jan. 24, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/24/2018 10:30 AM LOB 208
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 208
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0732h (Vote 14-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0732h for 03/06/2018 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 9 P. 26
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0732h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 47
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0732h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 47
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7
April 17, 2018 Hearing: 04/17/2018, Room 100, SH, 10:00 am; SC 17
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/26/2018; SC 18
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
May 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 3, 2018 Enrolled 05/03/2018
June 8, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2018; Chapter 189; Eff. 8/7/2018