HB291 (2019) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to study certain findings regarding hospice and palliative care.


HB 291 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

05/15/2019   1883s

05/15/2019   1980s

2019 SESSION

19-0794

01/08

 

HOUSE BILL 291

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study certain findings regarding hospice and palliative care.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. M. Smith, Straf. 6; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study certain findings regarding hospice and palliative care.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/15/2019   1883s

05/15/2019   1980s

19-0794

01/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study certain findings regarding hospice and palliative care.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study certain findings regarding hospice and palliative care.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  

I.  The committee shall:

(a)  Review of the findings of the commission to study palliative care and associated quality of life (2013, 225) and make a determination as to whether the commission's recommendations are being followed and whether the recommendations are effective.

(b)  Review palliative care for other populations in addition to end-of-life, such as providing the long-term, whole-person benefits of palliative care for individuals living with life-long disability or chronic and complex health conditions.

II.  The committee may solicit any information from any person 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 first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2019.

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

Links

HB291 at GenCourtMobile
HB291 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
March 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 14, 2019 House Floor Vote
May 7, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 15, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB291 Revision: 6018 Date: May 16, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
HB291 Revision: 4569 Date: Dec. 28, 2018, 10:25 a.m.

Docket


June 13, 2019: House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1883s and 1980s (Rep. M. Smith): MA VV 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 9


May 23, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2019-1883s, and 2019-1980s, RC 21Y-2N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/23/2019; SJ 17


May 23, 2019: Sen. Carson Moved to Reconsider the following action taken by this Body: Rescind Order to Third Reading, and Reconsider the Vote on Ought to Pass with Amendment, MA, VV; 05/23/2019; SJ 17


May 23, 2019: Sen. Carson Moved Reconsideration on HB 291, MA, VV; 05/23/2019; SJ 17


May 23, 2019: Sen. Carson moved Reconsideration on HB 291; Without Objection, HB 291 will be taken up after HB 631; MA; 05/23/2019; SJ 17


May 15, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2019-1883s, and 2019-1980s, RC 18Y-6N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/15/2019; SJ 16


May 15, 2019: Sen. Carson Floor Amendment # 2019-1980s, AA, VV; 05/15/2019; SJ 16


May 15, 2019: Committee Amendment # 2019-1883s, AA, VV; 05/15/2019; SJ 16


May 15, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1883s, 05/15/2019; SC 22


May 7, 2019: Hearing: 05/07/2019, Room 100, SH, 10:15 am; SC 21


March 21, 2019: Introduced 03/21/2019 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 10


March 14, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA RC 214-140 03/14/2019 HJ 9 P. 14


March 14, 2019: Amendment # 2019-0767h: AF RC 146-208 03/14/2019 HJ 9 P. 14


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0767h (NT)


: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-8; RC)


March 14, 2019: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/14/2019 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 15 P. 7


March 5, 2019: Executive Session: 03/05/2019 11:00 am LOB 208


Jan. 22, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 10:00 am LOB 208


Jan. 2, 2019: Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 44