Bill Details - HB231 (2019)

HB 231 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0429

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 231

 

AN ACT requiring school districts to establish policies relating to suspensions and expulsions.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Cornell, Hills. 18; Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the state board of education to require school districts to adopt policies regarding school suspensions and expulsions.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0429

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring school districts to establish policies relating to suspensions and expulsions.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Duties of State Board of Education; Suspension and Expulsion Policies; School Discipline.  Amend RSA 186:11 by inserting after paragraph XXXVII the following new paragraph:

XXXVIII.  School Discipline.  

(a)  Require each school district to establish a policy on school discipline that contains the specific basis for in-school suspensions, short term out-of-school suspensions, long term out-of-school suspensions and expulsions, and the maximum length of long term suspensions.  

(b)  Require each school district to make its policy on school discipline available to parents at the beginning of each school year, along with a statement describing the procedural protections available to students subject to school discipline, and publicly available either on the district website or by providing a copy to the department of education, which shall publish it on its website.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 42
Jan. 22, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 10:45 am LOB 207
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 13 P. 5
Feb. 27, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 6

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB231 Revision: 4553 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 12:05 p.m.