HB1698 (2018) Detail

Relative to the cost of special education services for foster children.


CHAPTER 90

HB 1698-FN-LOCAL - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2241

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1698-FN-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to the cost of special education services for foster children.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Irwin, Sull. 6; Rep. Grenier, Sull. 7; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that for any child placed in a home for children, the sending district is required to pay the receiving district the actual prorated cost of the special education and related services provided by the receiving district.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2241

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the cost of special education services for foster children.

 

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

 

90:1  Liability for Education of Children in Homes for Children.  Amend RSA 193:29, I to read as follows:

I.  For any child placed and cared for in any home for children or health care facility, the sending district shall make payments to the receiving district as follows:

(a)  For a child attending a public school in the receiving district who receives special education as required by RSA 186-C, the sending district is liable for [either the average per pupil cost of the receiving district as estimated by the state board of education under RSA 193:4, or for] the actual prorated cost of the special education and any related services, as defined in RSA 186-C:2, provided by the receiving district[, whichever is greater].

(b)  For a child attending a public school to which the receiving district as defined in RSA 193:27 shall pay tuition under an AREA or other contractual agreement, the sending district as defined in RSA 193:27 is liable for all costs which said receiving district must pay under that agreement.

(c)  If a child is assigned to an out-of-district special education program, the sending district is liable for all costs under RSA 186-C.

90:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 25, 2018

Effective Date: July 24, 2018

 

 

Links

HB1698 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 14, 2018 House Exec Session
March 14, 2018 House Exec Session
March 14, 2018 House Exec Session
March 14, 2018 House Exec Session
March 21, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 19, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1698 Revision: 4004 Date: May 30, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
HB1698 Revision: 3493 Date: April 19, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
HB1698 Revision: 2170 Date: Nov. 15, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 20
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 02:00 PM LOB 207
Jan. 25, 2018 Executive Session: 01/25/2018 10:00 AM LOB 207
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/07/2018 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 5 P. 7
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 8, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 5
Feb. 8, 2018 Referred to Finance 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 5
Feb. 21, 2018 Division II Work Session: 02/21/2018 01:30 PM LOB 209
March 8, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Division II Work Session: 03/08/2018 04:30 PM LOB 212
March 14, 2018 Executive Session: 03/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 9, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Division II Work Session: 03/09/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 14, 2018 Executive Session: 03/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 13, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Division II Work Session: 03/13/2018 01:00 PM LOB 209
March 14, 2018 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 03/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 14, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Division II Work Session: 03/14/2018 10:05 AM LOB 209
March 14, 2018 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/14/2018 LOB 210-211
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 26-0; CC)
March 21, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/21/2018 (Vote 26-0; CC) HC 11 P. 3
March 21, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/21/2018 HJ 9 P. 3
March 22, 2018 Introduced 03/22/2018 and Referred to Education; SJ 11
April 10, 2018 Hearing: 04/10/2018, Room 103, LOB, 09:00 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 90; Eff. 7/24/2018