HB 1684 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 1684
SPONSORS: Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Rep. White, Graf. 13
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
This bill modifies the requirement for a criminal history background check for applicants for emergency medical services licensure or relicensure by removing certain procedural requirements and exempting persons employed as law enforcement officers.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
153-A:10-a Criminal History Record Checks For Provider Licensure and Relicensure.
I. Every applicant for initial licensure, reinstatement after license action from the division, or license renewal after lapsing, shall complete a criminal history records check prior to such licensure, reinstatement, or renewal conducted through department of safety records and through the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Upon completion of the records check, the department of safety shall release copies of the criminal history records to the division.
II. If, after 2 attempts, a set of fingerprints is invalid due to insufficient pattern, the division may, in lieu of the criminal history records check, accept a statewide criminal history records background check from the appropriate state identification bureau, or equivalent, from every state where the person has lived or worked during the past 10 years.
III. The division shall maintain the confidentiality of all criminal history records information received pursuant to this section. The applicant shall bear the cost of a criminal history record check.
IV. An applicant for licensure under RSA 153-A:11 who is currently employed as a certified law enforcement officer in this state in a position which requires a criminal history records check, shall not be subject to the requirement in paragraph I for completion of a criminal history records check prior to initial or renewal of licensure.
Approved: May 25, 2018
Effective Date: July 24, 2018
|Feb. 1, 2018||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 27, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|March 6, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|April 11, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|April 19, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2018||Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 19|
|Feb. 1, 2018||Public Hearing: 02/01/2018 02:00 PM LOB 306|
|Feb. 6, 2018||Subcommittee Work Session: 02/06/2018 02:30 PM LOB 306|
|Feb. 16, 2018||Subcommittee Work Session: 02/16/2018 01:00 PM LOB 306|
|Feb. 27, 2018||Executive Session: 02/27/2018 LOB 306|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 17-0; CC)|
|March 6, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 22|
|March 6, 2018||Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 40|
|March 8, 2018||Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 7|
|April 11, 2018||Hearing: 04/11/2018, Room 101, LOB, 09:15 am; SC 16|
|April 19, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/19/2018; SC 17|
|April 19, 2018||Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/19/2018; SJ 13|
|April 26, 2018||Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15|
|April 26, 2018||Enrolled 04/26/2018|
|May 25, 2018||Signed by Governor Sununu 05/25/2018; Chapter 88; Eff. 7/24/2018|