SB392 (2018) Detail

Establishing a commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners.


CHAPTER 115

SB 392 - FINAL VERSION

 

01/18/2018   0071s

2018 SESSION

18-2980

04/01

 

SENATE BILL 392

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr. 11; Rep. Wallner, Merr. 10; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

01/18/2018   0071s 18-2980

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners.

 

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

 

115:1  New Subdivision; Commission to Study and Evaluate the Impact of the Discharge of State Prisoners.  Amend RSA 622 by inserting after section 58 the following new subdivision:

Commission to Study and Evaluate

the Impact of the Discharge of State Prisoners

622:59  Commission Established.  There is established a commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners.

I.  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  One member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(c)  The commissioner of the department of corrections, or designee.

(d)  The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.

(e)  One member representing the city of Concord, appointed by the mayor of the city of Concord.

(f)  The chairperson of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, or designee.

(g)  The chief executive officer of Concord Hospital, or designee.

(h)  One member representing New Hampshire Legal Assistance, appointed by that organization.

(i)  One member representing the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness, appointed by that organization.

(j)  One member representing Riverbend Community Mental Health, appointed by that organization.

(k)  The warden of the New Hampshire correctional facility for women, or designee.

(l)  One member representing the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, appointed by that organization.

II.  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

III.  The commission shall study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners in Concord and surrounding municipalities and the effectiveness of the state's discharge planning resources, including job training and family reunification.  

IV.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the senate member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

115:2  Repeal.  RSA 622:59, relative to the commission to study and evaluate the impact of the discharge of state prisoners, is repealed.

115:3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2018

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: May 25, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect November 1, 2018

II. Remainder shall take effect May 25, 2018

Links

SB392 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 9, 2018 Senate Hearing
Jan. 18, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2018 House Hearing
March 28, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 12, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB392 Revision: 4029 Date: May 30, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
SB392 Revision: 3443 Date: April 12, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
SB392 Revision: 2966 Date: Jan. 19, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
SB392 Revision: 2594 Date: Dec. 12, 2017, 2:07 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Jan. 9, 2018 Hearing: 01/09/2018, Room 100, SH, 10:20 am; SC 48
Jan. 18, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0071s, 01/18/2018; SC 3
Jan. 18, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0071s, AA, VV; 01/18/2018; SJ 2
Jan. 18, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0071s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/18/2018; SJ 2
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 7 P. 51
March 28, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/28/2018 11:00 AM LOB 204
March 28, 2018 Executive Session: 03/28/2018 LOB 204
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-4; RC)
April 12, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/12/2018 (Vote 12-4; RC) HC 14 P. 7
April 12, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 9
April 12, 2018 Referred to Finance 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 9
April 12, 2018 Referral Waived by Committee Chair per House Rule 46(f) 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 26
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
May 25, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 05/25/2018; Chapter 0115
Nov. 1, 2018 I. Section 2 Effective 11/01/2018
May 25, 2018 II. Remainder Effective 05/25/2018