Bill Details - SB6 (2019)

SB 6-FN-A-LOCAL - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/14/2019   0188s

2019 SESSION

19-1115

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 6-FN-A-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to child protection staffing and making an appropriation therefor.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Rep. Wallner, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill makes an appropriation to the department of health and human services to hire additional child protective service workers and child protective service supervisors.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/14/2019   0188s 19-1115

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to child protection staffing and making an appropriation therefor.

 

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

 

1  Appropriation; Department of Health and Human Services; Child Protective Service Workers.  The sum of $1,998,005 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and the sum of $4,119,845 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, are hereby appropriated to the department of health and human services for the purpose of hiring 27 child protective service workers in fiscal year 2020 and an additional 30 child protective service workers in fiscal year 2021.  Of these amounts, $1,398,604 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 and $2,883,892 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 shall be state general funds, and the remainder shall be federal funds. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for the general fund share of said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

2  Appropriation; Department of Health and Human Services; Child Protective Service Supervisors.  The sum of $773,552 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and the sum of $1,703,152 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, are hereby appropriated to the department of health and human services for the purpose of hiring 9 child protective service supervisors in fiscal year 2020 and an additional 11 supervisors in fiscal year 2021.  Of these amounts, $541,487 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 and $1,192,207 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 shall be state general funds, and the remainder shall be federal funds. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for the general fund share of said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBAO

19-1115

Amended 2/20/19

 

SB 6-FN-A-LOCAL- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-0188s)

 

AN ACT relative to child protection staffing 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

$2,771,557

$5,882,997

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$2,771,557

$5,882,997

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Other - Federal matching funds

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill makes appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of funding the following positions: 27 child protective service workers and 9 supervisors in FY 2020 and an additional 30 child protective service workers and 11 supervisors in FY 2021. Per the Department, these positions will be funded with 70 percent state general funds and 30 percent federal funds. The cost of the positions is as follows:

 

FY 2020

FY 2021

Child Protective Service Workers

 

 

     General Funds

 $         1,398,604

 $         2,883,892

     Federal Funds

 $            599,401

 $         1,235,953

          Total:

 $         1,998,005

 $         4,119,845

 

 

 

Child Protective Service Supervisors:

 

 

     General Funds

 $            541,487

 $         1,192,207

     Federal Funds

 $            232,065

 $            510,945

          Total:

 $            773,552

 $         1,703,152

 

 

 

General Fund Cost of All Positions:

 $         1,940,091

 $         4,076,099

Federal Fund Cost of All Positions:

 $            831,466

 $         1,746,898

Total Cost of All Positions:

 $         2,771,557

 $         5,822,997

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Finance; SJ 4
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Finance; SJ 4
Jan. 22, 2019 Hearing: 01/22/2019, Room 103, SH, 01:30 pm; SC 7
Feb. 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0188s, 02/07/2019; SC 9
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0188s, 02/14/2019; SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-0188s, AA, VV; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0188s, RC 23Y-0N, MA; OT3rdg; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and referred to Children and Family Law
April 9, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/09/2019 11:30 am LOB 206
April 9, 2019 Executive Session: 04/09/2019 01:00 pm LOB 206

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 9, 2019 House Hearing
April 9, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB6 Revision: 4717 Date: Jan. 14, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
SB6 Revision: 4745 Date: Jan. 14, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
SB6 Revision: 5346 Date: Feb. 20, 2019, 10:31 a.m.