HB410 (2018) Detail

Relative to the legislative youth advisory council.


CHAPTER 19

HB 410 - FINAL VERSION

 

3Jan2018... 1751h

03/22/2018   1152s

2018 SESSION

17-0634

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 410

 

AN ACT relative to the legislative youth advisory council.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gargasz, Hills. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill revises the membership and duties of the legislative youth advisory council.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

3Jan2018... 1751h

03/22/2018   1152s 17-0634

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the legislative youth advisory council.

 

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

 

19:1  Legislative Youth Advisory Council; Membership and Duties.  RSA 19-K:2 and 19-K:3 are repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

19-K:2  Membership.  The council shall consist of 21 members, one of whom shall be a member of the house of representatives and one of whom shall be a member of the senate.  The remaining 19 members shall be between the ages of 15 and 22, and either secondary students or postsecondary youth.  Secondary students may attend a public, charter, or private school, be home schooled, or be enrolled in a program that leads to a high school equivalency certificate.  Postsecondary youth may attend a 2 or 4-year New Hampshire college, university, private post secondary career school, or other New Hampshire training or education program, or be a member of the New Hampshire workforce.

I.  The president of the senate shall appoint the following 7 members:

(a)  Four secondary students.

(b)  Two postsecondary youth.

(c)  One member of the senate.

II.  The speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint the following 8 members:

(a)  Four secondary students.

(b)  Three postsecondary youth.

(c)  One member of the house of representatives.

III.  The governor shall appoint the following 3 members:

(a)  Two secondary students.

(b)  One postsecondary youth.

IV.  The secretary of state shall appoint the following 3 members:

(a)  Two secondary students.

(b)  One postsecondary youth.

V.  The appointing authorities shall make appointments that foster geographic and socioeconomic diversity among council members.  The legislative members of the council shall serve a term coterminous with their term in office.  Nonlegislative members shall serve 2-year terms and may be reappointed.  Except for legislative members, no member shall serve on the council for more than 4 years.  The council year shall begin on August 1 and end on July 31 of the following year.

VI.  If a member misses 3 consecutive meetings, without cause, the council may request that the appointing authority appoint a replacement member.  Upon appointment of the replacement, the prior appointment shall terminate and the replacement shall serve for the remainder of the prior member's term.

19-K:3  Duties.  The council shall perform the following duties:

I.  Advise the legislature, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives on proposed or pending legislation, state budget expenditures, and policy matters of concern to youth.

II.  Advise the joint standing committees of the legislature and legislative study committees, commissions, and task forces on issues of concern to youth.

III.  Conduct an annual seminar for council members regarding leadership, government, and the legislature.

IV.  Meet no fewer than 4 times per year and conduct public forums on issues of importance to youth as the council deems necessary.  At the discretion of the co-chairs, regional subcommittees may be established.

V.  Communicate with other councils.

VI.  File an annual report of its activities, including any recommendations for proposed legislation, on or before November 1 of each year with the speaker of the house, the senate president, the governor, the secretary of state, the house clerk, and the state library.

19:2  Council Administration.   RSA 19-K:4, I is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

I.  The council member from the house of representatives shall serve as the co-chair of the council and shall call the first meeting of the council.  At the first meeting after the annual seminar, the members shall elect council officers, including one youth member who shall serve as co-chair of the council for a term of one year.  Prior to leaving office, council officers shall submit transactional documents to their successor through the legislative co-chair.

19:3  Legislative Youth Advisory Council; Staff Assistance.  RSA 19-K:4, VI is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

VI.  The office of the speaker of the house of representatives and the office of the senate president may provide staff assistance to the council.

19:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: July 14, 2018

Links

HB410 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 14, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 22, 2017 House Exec Session
Nov. 9, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 3, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 14, 2018 Senate Hearing
March 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB410 Revision: 3874 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
HB410 Revision: 3415 Date: April 12, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
HB410 Revision: 3330 Date: March 23, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
HB410 Revision: 2851 Date: Jan. 4, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
HB410 Revision: 2535 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 3 P. 11
Feb. 14, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/14/2017 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 22, 2017 Executive Session: 02/22/2017 LOB 206
Retained in Committee
Nov. 9, 2017 Executive Session: 11/09/2017 10:00 AM LOB 206
Jan. 3, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1751h for 01/03/2018 (Vote 14-0; CC)
Jan. 3, 2018 Amendment # 2017-1751h: AA VV 01/03/2018 HJ 1 P. 26
Jan. 3, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1751h: MA VV 01/03/2018 HJ 1 P. 26
Feb. 1, 2018 Introduced 02/01/2018 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 4
March 14, 2018 Hearing: 03/14/2018, Room 101, LOB, 09:15 am; SC 11
March 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/22/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 13
March 21, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/21/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 13
March 21, 2018 Sen. Carson Moved to Remove HB 410 from the Consent Calendar; 03/21/2018; SJ 9
March 22, 2018 Special Order to 03/22/2018, Without Objection, MA; 03/21/2018 SJ 9
March 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/22/2018;
March 22, 2018 Sen. Carson Floor Amendment # 2018-1152s, AA, VV; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1152s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
April 12, 2018 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1152s (Rep. K. Rice): MA VV 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 1
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 19; Eff. 7/14/2018