SB 261 - AS INTRODUCED
SENATE BILL 261
SPONSORS: Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12
COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services
This bill provides that child care offered as a preventive and protective service through the department of health and human shall be available to grandparents who are the legal guardians or primary caretakers of their grandchild. The bill also requires preventive and protective child care providers to be trained in trauma-informed care.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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:
XII. Social Service Programs. Develop a broad range of social and related services aimed at preventing dependency and family breakdown, promoting child development and child care, protecting vulnerable children and enabling them to live in their own homes or foster homes rather than in institutions, assisting individuals to attain and maintain self-support and strengthen family life, develop and operate social service programs within the department of health and human services, receive and distribute such federal funds which are allocated specifically to the state for day care for children and adults, and purchase or contract with other agencies or individuals to provide direct grants from sums appropriated for such purpose to other agencies upon submission of approvable plans within the objectives of this paragraph. Child care provided as a preventive or protective service shall be available to grandparents who are the legal guardians or primary caretakers of their grandchildren. Beginning July 1, 2021, child care providers who contract with the department to provide preventive and protective child care services shall be trained in trauma-informed care.
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 4|
|Feb. 19, 2019||Hearing: 02/19/2019, Room 101, LOB, 02:15 pm; SC 11|
|March 21, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/21/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 14|
|March 21, 2019||Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/21/2019; SJ 9|
|March 20, 2019||Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 11 P. 72|
|April 30, 2019||Public Hearing: 04/30/2019 11:30 am LOB 206|
|May 7, 2019||Executive Session: 05/07/2019 10:00 am LOB 206|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)|
|May 23, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 05/23/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 25 P. 3|
|Feb. 19, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|March 21, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
|April 30, 2019||House||Hearing|
|May 7, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|May 23, 2019||House||Floor Vote|