Bill Details - HB719 (2019)

HB 719-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

27Feb2019... 0268h

2019 SESSION

19-0490

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 719-FN-A

 

AN ACT establishing the position of school nurse coordinator in the department of education and making an appropriation therefor.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Martin, Hills. 23; Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the position of school nurse coordinator in the division of learner support, department of education.  This bill also makes an appropriation.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

27Feb2019... 0268h 19-0490

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing the position of school nurse coordinator in the department of education and making an appropriation therefor.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Department of Education; New Position; School Nurse Coordinator.  Amend RSA 21-N by inserting after section 6 the following new section:

21-N:6-a  School Nurse Coordinator.  There is established within the division of learner support the position of school nurse coordinator who shall be a classified employee.  The school nurse coordinator shall be a licensed RN qualified to hold such position by reason of education and experience.  The school nurse coordinator shall coordinate and provide technical assistance to guide school nurses and other school personnel responsible for student health care in the areas of student health and wellness, safety, behavioral and mental health, and alcohol and substance misuse.  The school nurse coordinator shall also be a resource for administrators, educators, families, and policymakers across the state.

2  Appropriation.  The sum of $109,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and the sum of $111,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 are hereby appropriated to the department of education, division of learner support, for the position of school nurse coordinator established in RSA 21-N:6-a.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

 

LBAO

19-0490

Amended 3/1/19

 

HB 719-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-0268h)

 

AN ACT establishing the position of school nurse coordinator in the department of education and making an appropriation therefor.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$109,000

$111,000

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$109,000

$111,000

$104,000

$105,000

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill, as amended, establishes the position of school nurse coordinator within the Department of Education and provides a general fund appropriation.  The Department anticipates hiring a school nurse coordinator in an Eduation Consultant III position at labor grade 28 step 3.  It estimates $109,000 in FY 2020 and $111,000 in FY 2021 for position costs including salary, benefits, travel and other expenses.  The Department did not provide position cost estimates for FY 2022 or FY 2023, but excluding travel and other expenses, salary and benefits associated with this position would be $104,000 in FY 2022 and $105,000 in FY 2023.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Education

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 27
Jan. 29, 2019 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 01:00 pm LOB 207
Jan. 30, 2019 ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 01/30/2019 01:00 pm LOB 207
Feb. 12, 2019 Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:30 am LOB 207
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0268h (Vote 13-6; RC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0268h for 02/27/2019 (Vote 13-6; RC) HC 13 P. 19
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 27, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0268h: AA VV 02/27/2019
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0268h: MA RC 198-146 02/27/2019
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 9

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB719 Revision: 5061 Date: Jan. 29, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
HB719 Revision: 5426 Date: March 4, 2019, 2:19 p.m.