Bill Details - SB65 (2019)

SB 65  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0888

06/08

 

SENATE BILL 65

 

AN ACT relative to the start of the school year.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25; Rep. Cali-Pitts, Rock. 30; Rep. Doucette, Rock. 8; Rep. Ward, Rock. 28

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits public schools from beginning the school year before Labor Day.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0888

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the start of the school year.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Start of School Year.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 1-e the following new section:

189:1-f  Start of School Year.  No school board shall permit a school to begin its school year prior to Labor Day.  Any school that is required by a collective bargaining agreement entered into prior to the effective date of this section to begin its school year prior to Labor Day shall be exempt from this section for the duration of such agreement.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 4
Jan. 29, 2019 Hearing: 01/29/2019, Room 103, LOB, 10:45 am; SC 8
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 02/14/2019; SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Sen. Kahn Moved to Remove SB 65 from the Consent Calendar; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Sen. Kahn Moved to Rerefer, MA, VV; 02/14/2019; SJ 5

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB65 Revision: 5004 Date: Jan. 17, 2019, 5:46 p.m.