HB332 (2019) Detail

Prohibiting the use of certain therapies in private custody proceedings.


HB 332 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0602

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 332

 

AN ACT prohibiting the use of certain therapies in private custody proceedings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the court in a parenting case from ordering reunification therapy unless the parties agree to such therapy.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0602

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting the use of certain therapies in private custody proceedings.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Parental Rights and Responsibilities; Parenting Plan; Reunification Therapy.  Amend RSA 461-A:4 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

III-a.  No parenting plan shall require reunification therapy unless the parties agree to participate in such therapy.  For purposes of this paragraph, reunification therapy refers to therapy provided under the supervision of the court and intended to address an estranged relationship between a parent and child.

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

Links

HB332 at GenCourtMobile
HB332 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 19, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB332 Revision: 4482 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 12:22 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 2 P. 45
Feb. 5, 2019 ==ROOM CHANGE== Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 307
Feb. 19, 2019 Executive Session: 02/19/2019 01:00 pm LOB 206
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 13 P. 2
Feb. 27, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 2