HB 575 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 575
SPONSORS: Rep. Porter, Hills. 1
This bill establishes a commission to study establishing a code of ethics for school board members.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
189:27-c Commission Established.
I. There is established a commission to study the need for, and the content and implementation of a code of ethics for school board members elected by the public.
II. The members of the commission shall be as follows:
(a) Three 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.
(c) One member of the New Hampshire School Board Association, appointed by the association.
(d) One member of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, appointed by the association.
III. Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.
IV. The commission shall develop a professional code of ethics for school board members elected by the public which shall include a statement of purpose and standards defining the following:
(a) Responsibility to the education profession and educational professionals.
(b) Responsibility to students.
(c) Responsibility to the school community.
(d) Responsible and ethical use of technology as it relates to students, schools and other educational professionals.
V. The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
VI. The commission 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.
I. Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2019.
II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.
|Jan. 29, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 30, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 12, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 27, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 20|
|Jan. 29, 2019||==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 11:45 am LOB 207|
|Jan. 30, 2019||==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 01/30/2019 11:45 am LOB 207|
|Feb. 12, 2019||Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:30 am LOB 207|
|Feb. 27, 2019||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 13 P. 6|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-0; CC)|
|Feb. 27, 2019||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 7|