Bill Text - SB489 (2018)

Establishing a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.


Revision: Feb. 16, 2018, 8:41 a.m.

SB 489 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/15/2018   0514s

2018 SESSION

18-2909

05/08

 

SENATE BILL 489

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Rep. K. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Carr, Hills. 26; Rep. Seidel, Hills. 28

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study parental alienation 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2018   0514s 18-2909

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

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)  Three 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.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the issue of parental alienation in New Hampshire, including its causes, long-term effects, and whether there is a correlation with incidents of violent crime and addiction.  The committee may solicit information and testimony from any individual or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

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 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.

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.

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

SB 489 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/15/2018   0514s

2018 SESSION

18-2909

05/08

 

SENATE BILL 489

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Rep. K. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Carr, Hills. 26; Rep. Seidel, Hills. 28

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study parental alienation 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.

02/15/2018   0514s 18-2909

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study parental alienation in New Hampshire.

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)  Three 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.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the issue of parental alienation in New Hampshire, including its causes, long-term effects, and whether there is a correlation with incidents of violent crime and addiction.  The committee may solicit information and testimony from any individual or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

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 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.

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.

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