Bill Details - HB343 (2019)

CHAPTER 70

HB 343 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0660

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 343

 

AN ACT relative to application of the state fire code to foster homes.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9; Rep. Doucette, Rock. 8; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17; Rep. Crawford, Carr. 4; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a foster family home shall be exempt from local fire regulations and ordinances provided that the home complies with the requirements of the state fire code.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0660

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to application of the state fire code to foster homes.

 

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

 

70:1  Foster Home Licensing; Compliance with State Fire Code.  Amend RSA 170-E:28, II to read as follows:

II.  Either the state fire marshal or the local fire department shall review compliance of the foster family home with [applicable state fire safety laws and local ordinances] the state fire code.  In conducting the review, the state fire marshal or local fire department shall apply the appropriate single family or multi-unit dwelling provisions of the [applicable] state fire code.  A foster family home shall be exempt from local fire regulations and ordinances, provided that the home complies with the requirements of the state fire code.

70:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 07, 2019

Effective Date: August 06, 2019

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 46
Jan. 29, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 02:30 pm LOB 306
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/14/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 11 P. 6
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 13
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 8
April 17, 2019 Hearing: 04/17/2019, Room 101, LOB, 10:30 am; SC 17
April 25, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/25/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 19
April 25, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/25/2019; SJ 14
May 2, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 05/02/2019); SJ 16
May 8, 2019 Enrolled 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 100
June 7, 2019 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/07/2019; Chapter 70; Eff: 08/06/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 25, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB343 Revision: 4559 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
HB343 Revision: 5788 Date: April 25, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
HB343 Revision: 6227 Date: June 10, 2019, 2:02 p.m.