Bill Details - SB484 (2018)

CHAPTER 145

SB 484 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/22/2018   0659s

02/22/2018   0776s

 

2018 SESSION

18-3021

05/01

 

SENATE BILL 484

 

AN ACT reestablishing the commission to address child hunger in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Rep. Eaton, Ches. 3; Rep. Wallner, Merr. 10; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill reestablishes the commission to address child hunger in New Hampshire.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/22/2018   0659s

02/22/2018   0776s 18-3021

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT reestablishing the commission to address child hunger in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

145:1  New Section; Human Service; Commission to Address Child Hunger in New Hampshire.  Amend RSA 161 by inserting after section 12 the following new section:

161:13  Commission to Address Child Hunger in New Hampshire.

I.  There is established a commission to address child hunger in New Hampshire.  The membership of the commission shall be as follows:

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

(b)  Two members of the house of representatives, one of whom shall serve on the health, human services and elderly affairs committee  or the children and family law committee, and one of whom shall serve on the finance committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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

(d)  The commissioner of the department of education, or designee.

(e)  One member of the New Hampshire housing finance authority, appointed by the authority.

(f)  One member of New Hampshire Kids Count, appointed by that organization.

(g)  One representative of New Hampshire Hunger Solutions, appointed by the coalition.

(h)  One representative of the Granite State Children's Alliance, appointed by that organization.

(i)  One representative of the New Hampshire chapter of Every Child Matters, appointed by that organization.

(j)  One representative of  a community action agency, appointed by the governor.

(k)  One representative of United Ways of New Hampshire, appointed by that organization.

(l)  One representative of the New Hampshire Head Start Directors Association, appointed by that organization.

(m)  One representative of a Boys and Girls Club of New Hampshire, appointed by the governor.

(n)  One representative of End 68 Hours of Hunger, appointed by that organization.

(o)  One representative of Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, appointed by that organization.

(p)  One pediatrician licensed in New Hampshire, appointed by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society.

(q)  One public school principal, appointed by the New Hampshire Association of School Principals.

(r)  One school superintendent, appointed by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association.

(s)  One member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, appointed by the association.

(t)  One representative of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, appointed by that organization.

(u)  One representative of the Business and Industry Association (BIA), appointed by the association.

II.  The commission shall address issues related to child hunger in New Hampshire.  The commission's duties shall include, but not be limited to:

(a)  Review of current data regarding child hunger in New Hampshire.

(b)  Review of current data regarding child hunger in New Hampshire public schools.

(c)  Identification of causes for hunger affecting New Hampshire children.

(d)  Development of corrective actions for ending child hunger in New Hampshire.

(e)  Identification of current actions being taken to eliminate child hunger in New Hampshire and their effectiveness.

III.  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.  Seven members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

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

V.  The commission shall submit an interim report of 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, 2020 and shall submit a final report on or before November 1, 2022.

145:2  Applicability; Commission Membership.  Members of the commission to address child hunger established in 2016, 269:1 shall be reappointed to the commission established in this act provided that the individuals continue to meet the membership criteria established in section 1.

145:3  Repeal.  RSA 161:13, relative to the commission to address child hunger in New Hampshire, is repealed.

145:4  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 3 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2022.

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

 

Approved: May 30, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Section 3 effective November 1, 2022

II. Remainder effective 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. 13, 2018 Hearing: 02/13/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm; SC 7
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0659s, 02/22/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved to Remove SB 484 from the Consent Calendar; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0659s, AA, VV; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2018-0776s, AA, VV; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-0659s and 2018-0776s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 7 P. 52
April 3, 2018 Public Hearing: 04/03/2018 02:00 PM LOB 205
April 3, 2018 Executive Session: 04/03/2018 LOB 205
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 15-0; CC)
April 12, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/12/2018 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 14 P. 5
April 12, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/12/2018 HJ 12 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 0145
Nov. 1, 2022 I. Section 3 Effective 11/01/2022
May 30, 2018 II. Remainder Effective 05/30/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 3, 2018 House Hearing
April 3, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 12, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB484 Revision: 2810 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
SB484 Revision: 3108 Date: Feb. 22, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
SB484 Revision: 3463 Date: April 13, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
SB484 Revision: 4060 Date: May 31, 2018, 4:20 p.m.