Bill Details - SB474 (2018)

CHAPTER 141

SB 474 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/15/2018   0600s

2018 SESSION

18-2794

01/06

 

SENATE BILL 474

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study group home rate parity.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study group home rate parity.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2018   0600s 18-2794

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study group home rate parity.

 

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

 

141:1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study group home rate parity.

141:2  Membership and Compensation.

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

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

(b)  Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

141:3  Duties.  

I.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to, studying parity of group home rates in an effort to support the quality of services in the community.

II.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity deemed relevant to the committee's study.

141:4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

141:5  Report.  The committee 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.

141:6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: May 30, 2018

Effective Date: May 30, 2018

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1
Feb. 6, 2018 Hearing: 02/06/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm; SC 6
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/15/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved to Remove SB 474 from the Consent Calendar; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2018-0600s, AA, VV; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0600s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 7 P. 52
April 4, 2018 Public Hearing: 04/04/2018 10:00 AM LOB 205
April 4, 2018 Executive Session: 04/04/2018 LOB 205
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 14-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/19/2018 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 15 P. 6
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 6
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
May 30, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 05/30/2018; Chapter 0141; Effective 05/30/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 4, 2018 House Hearing
April 4, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB474 Revision: 2824 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
SB474 Revision: 3075 Date: Feb. 15, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
SB474 Revision: 3562 Date: April 20, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
SB474 Revision: 4058 Date: May 31, 2018, 4:14 p.m.