SB281 (2019) Detail

Relative to mental health services for schools and making an appropriation therefor.


SB 281-FN-A-LOCAL - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/14/2019   1028s

2019 SESSION

19-1012

06/01

 

SENATE BILL 281-FN-A-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to mental health services for schools and making an appropriation therefor.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Rep. O'Connor, Rock. 6; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the department of health and human services to undertake a demonstration project to provide school crisis response and prevention services to school districts in Rockingham county, and makes an appropriation for the project.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/14/2019   1028s 19-1012

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to mental health services for schools and making an appropriation therefor.

 

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

 

1  Department of Health and Human Services; School Mental Health Services.  The commissioner of the department of health and human services shall undertake a 2-year demonstration project to provide school crisis response and prevention services to school districts in Rockingham County.  The commissioner shall contract with the Center of Life Management in Rockingham County for these services within the area served by the Center.  Following the first year of the program, the commissioner shall report to the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives on the implementation of the program and how the program may be expanded to other areas of the state.

2  Appropriation; Department of Health and Human Services.  The sum of $400,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and the sum of $400,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 are hereby appropriated to the department of health and human services for the purposes of section 1 of this act.  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

19-1012

Amended 3/19/19

 

SB 281-FN-A-LOCAL- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-1028s)

 

AN ACT relative to mental health services for schools and making an appropriation therefor.

 

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

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$400,000

$400,000

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$400,000

$400,000

$0

$0

Funding Source:

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

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL:

 

 

 

 

   Revenue

$400,000

$400,000

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$0

$0

$0

$0

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services to contract with the Center for Life Management for a pilot demonstration of its School Crisis Response and Prevention Program to provide mental health services to school districts in Rockingham County. This bill provides a $400,000 general fund appropriation to the Department in each FY 2020 and FY 2021 for this purpose and requires a report to be submitted after the first year of the program.  

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Education

 

 

Links

SB281 at GenCourtMobile
SB281 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 19, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB281 Revision: 5544 Date: March 19, 2019, 10:49 a.m.
SB281 Revision: 5278 Date: Feb. 6, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 4
Feb. 19, 2019 Hearing: 02/19/2019, Room 103, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 10
March 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/14/2019; SC 13
March 14, 2019 Sen. Birdsell Floor Amendment # 2019-1028s, AA, VV; 03/14/2019; SJ 8
March 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1028s, MA, VV; Refer to Finance Rule 4-5; 03/14/2019; SJ 8
March 28, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/28/2019; SC 15
March 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/27/2019; SC 15
March 27, 2019 Special Order to the beginning of the regular calendar, Without Objection, MA; 03/27/2019; SJ 10
March 27, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; 03/27/2019; SJ 10
March 27, 2019 Sen. D'Allesandro Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/27/2019; SJ 10
March 27, 2019 Pending Motion OT3rdg; 03/27/2019; SJ 10
Sept. 25, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate, Senate Rule 3-23, Adjournment 09/25/2019; SJ 1