SB494 (2018) Detail

Relative to access to child abuse or neglect information by certain legislative committees.


SB 494  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2986

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 494

 

AN ACT relative to access to child abuse or neglect information by certain legislative committees.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits the senate and house judiciary committees to review the confidential records of child protection cases.  The bill also permits any party or attorney to an abuse or neglect case to testify before the legislature regarding the case.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2986

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to access to child abuse or neglect information by certain legislative committees.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Child Protection Act; Confidentiality; Records Provided to Certain Legislative Committees.  Amend RSA 169-C:25 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the records of any such proceeding shall be accessible to the senate judiciary committee and the house judiciary committee upon request and any party or attorney to any such proceeding may testify before those committees concerning the same.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

SB494 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB494 Revision: 2739 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Jan. 30, 2018 Hearing: 01/30/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 02/22/2018; SC 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 02/22/2018; SJ 5