Bill Details - SB176 (2019)

SB 176 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/07/2019   0635s

2019 SESSION

19-0286

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 176

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study mental health and human service business process alignment and information system interoperability.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Long, Hills. 10; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study mental health and human service business process alignment and information system interoperability.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/07/2019   0635s 19-0286

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study mental health and human service business process alignment and information system interoperability.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study mental health and human service business process alignment and information system interoperability.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.

I.  The committee shall study mental health and human service business process alignment and information system interoperability.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to, methods to improve access to services, reduce duplicative effort, and integrate primary care mental health and substance use treatment systems.

II.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to its study including, but not limited to, the department of health and human services, the insurance department, community mental health programs, and the department of information technology.  

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library, on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2020.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 4
Jan. 29, 2019 Hearing: 01/29/2019, Room 101, LOB, 01:20 pm; SC 8
March 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0635s, 03/07/2019; SC 12
March 7, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-0635s, AA, VV; 03/07/2019; SJ 7
March 7, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0635s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/07/2019; SJ 7
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs
April 2, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/02/2019 10:30 am LOB 302

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 2, 2019 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB176 Revision: 5143 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 8:54 a.m.
SB176 Revision: 5496 Date: March 7, 2019, 7:59 p.m.