Bill Details - HB529 (2019)

HB 529 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0311

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 529

 

AN ACT prohibiting a school district employee from assisting a person convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor child.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Camarota, Hills. 7; Rep. Hobson, Rock. 35

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a superintendent or other school district employees from providing certain support to a person convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor child.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0311

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting a school district employee from assisting a person convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor child.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; Polices Involving Persons Convicted of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Minor Child.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 72 the following new subdivision:

Polices Involving Persons Convicted of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Minor Child

189:73  Removal of Persons Due to Conviction for Sexual Misconduct.  

I.  In the case of a school employee removed due to a conviction for sexual misconduct involving a minor child:

(a)  Neither the superintendent nor any other district employee shall provide character references for the person convicted of sexual misconduct involving a minor child.

(b)  The superintendent shall not authorize any other district employee to represent the district in support of a person convicted of sexual misconduct involving a minor child during a sentencing hearing.  

(c)  Neither the superintendent nor any other district employee shall authorize the use of district personnel records in support of leniency in sentencing of the person convicted of sexual misconduct involving a minor child.  

(d)  The superintendent shall not authorize or enter into any non-disclosure agreement over actions, which are potentially criminal, including harassment or sexual abuse whether verbal or physical.  

II.  Any violation of paragraph I shall be cause for termination of employment.  

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 18
Feb. 6, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
March 12, 2019 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/12/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
March 13, 2019 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 03/13/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 8
March 19, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/19/2019 (Vote 14-5; RC) HC 16 P. 25
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 14-5; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2019 House Hearing
March 12, 2019 House Exec Session
March 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB529 Revision: 4800 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 12:17 p.m.