HB164 (2019) Detail

Relative to reporting statistics on student behavior.


HB 164 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0111

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 164

 

AN ACT relative to reporting statistics on student behavior.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Testerman, Merr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires school principals to report certain student behavior to the school board.

 

This bill also requires school boards to include reports of certain student behavior in the school board minutes.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0111

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to reporting statistics on student behavior.

 

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

 

1  Safe School Zones; Written Reports.  Amend RSA 193-D:4, I to read as follows:

193-D:4  Written Report Required.

I.(a)  Any public or private school employee who has witnessed or who has information from the victim of an act of theft, destruction, or violence in a safe school zone shall report such act in writing immediately to a supervisor.  A supervisor receiving such report shall immediately forward such information to the school principal who shall file it with the local law enforcement authority.  Such report shall be made by the principal to the local law enforcement authority immediately, by telephone or otherwise, and shall be followed within 48 hours by a report in writing.  The principal shall at the same time file such written report, without identifying information, with the school board.  The school board shall include the report in the school board minutes. If the alleged victim is a student, the principal shall also immediately notify the person responsible for the victim's welfare, as defined in RSA 169-C:3, XXII, that a report was made to the local law enforcement authority.

(b)(1)  The provisions of subparagraph (a) shall not apply to any simple assault involving pupils in kindergarten through grade 12 if the local school board has adopted a discipline policy which sets forth circumstances under which parents shall be notified of simple assaults.

(2)  The principal shall notify the school board within 48 hours of any case of bullying or pornographic use of social media.  The school board shall include all such reports in the school board minutes.

(c)  Each school district, in conjunction with the local law enforcement authority, shall establish a memorandum of understanding for administering the provisions of RSA 193-D:4, I(a)-(c).

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

Links

HB164 at GenCourtMobile
HB164 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB164 Revision: 4468 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 9:25 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 39
Jan. 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/16/2019 11:00 am LOB 207
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/14/2019 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 11 P. 3
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-1; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 6