Bill Details - HB488 (2019)

CHAPTER 31

HB 488-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

11Apr2019... 1546-EBA

2019 SESSION

19-0509

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 488-FN

 

AN ACT requiring interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing at the state house campus.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Porter, Hills. 1; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill declares that interpreters shall be provided to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing if such persons wish to consult with their senator or representative on the state house campus.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11Apr2019... 1546-EBA 19-0509

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing at the state house campus.

 

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

 

31:1  New Section; Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Required.  Amend RSA 14 by inserting after section 12 the following new section:

14:12-a  Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Required.  Interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing, licensed under RSA 326-I, shall be provided to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing if such persons wish to meet with their senator or representative on the state house campus.  Persons who would like an interpreter pursuant to this section shall provide sufficient notice to the speaker of the house of representatives or the president of the senate, as appropriate.

31:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2019

Effective Date: July 14, 2019

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 3 P. 17
Feb. 13, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/13/2019 10:30 am LOB 303
Feb. 20, 2019 Executive Session: 02/20/2019 10:00 am LOB 303
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/27/2019 (Vote 7-4; RC) HC 13 P. 21
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 7-4; RC)
Feb. 28, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/28/2019 HJ 7 P. 2
Feb. 28, 2019 Referred to Finance 02/28/2019 HJ 7 P. 2
Feb. 28, 2019 Referral Waived by Committee Chair per House Rule 46(f) 02/28/2019 HJ 7 P. 16
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 9
April 3, 2019 Hearing: 04/03/2019, Room 101, LOB, 09:20 am; SC 15
March 27, 2019 Hearing: 03/27/2019, Room 101, LOB, 09:20 am; SC 15
April 11, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/11/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 17
April 11, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/11/2019; SJ 12
April 18, 2019 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2019-1546e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 04/18/2019); SJ 14
April 11, 2019 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2019-1546-EBA: AA VV 04/11/2019
May 2, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 05/02/2019); SJ 16
May 2, 2019 Enrolled 05/02/2019
May 15, 2019 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2019; Chapter 31; Eff: 07/14/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 27, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 3, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 11, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB488 Revision: 4772 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
HB488 Revision: 5714 Date: April 19, 2019, 1:31 p.m.
HB488 Revision: 6006 Date: May 16, 2019, 10:35 a.m.