HB1112 (2020) Detail

Requiring programs for female parolees.


HB 1112-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2052

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1112-FN

 

AN ACT requiring programs for female parolees.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Radhakrishnan, Hills. 22; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25; Rep. Rodd, Merr. 6; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Cleaver, Hills. 35; Rep. Welch, Rock. 13; Rep. Abbas, Rock. 8; Rep. Vail, Hills. 30; Rep. R. Newman, Hills. 29; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the administrator of women offenders and family services to develop and implement rehabilitation, training, counseling, and education programs for women offenders who are on parole.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2052

04/

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT requiring programs for female parolees.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Department of Corrections; Administrator of Women Offenders and Family Services.  Amend RSA 21-H:14-b, III by inserting after paragraph (b) the following new paragraph:

(c)  In consultation with the commissioner of the department of corrections, develop and implement rehabilitation, training, counseling, and education programs for women offenders who are on parole.  Such programs may include education leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate, substance misuse counseling, resume writing and interview skills, and community housing programs available to women parolees.

2  New Paragraph; Department of Corrections; Powers and Duties of Commissioner.  Amend RSA 21-H:8 by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraph:

VIII-a.  In consultation with the administrator of women offenders and family services, the commissioner shall develop and implement rehabilitation, training, counseling, and education programs for women offenders who are on parole.  Such programs may include education leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate, substance misuse counseling, resume writing and interview skills, and community housing programs available to women parolees.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

20-2052

10/29/19

 

HB 1112-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT requiring programs for female parolees.

 

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

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$0

$766,776

$787,809

$822,862

Funding Source:

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

 

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill requires the administrator of women offenders and family services to develop and implement rehabilitation, training, counseling and education programs for women offenders who are on parole.  Assuming the bill takes effect July 1, 2020, the Department of Corrections indicates the additional responsibilities will require the Department to add a Program Assistant I at each of the 11 district offices and an Administrator II position to oversee the additional staff.  

 

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

Program Assistant II

 

 

 

Salary

 $             33,872

 $             35,295

 $             36,719

Benefits

 $             25,878

 $             27,190

 $             28,553

Current Expense

$                  387

$                  387

$                  387

Equipment

 $               1,088

$                       -   

$                       -   

Cost Per Position

 $             61,225

 $             62,872

 $             65,659

Number of Positions

11

11

11

    Subtotal

 $          673,475

 $          691,592

 $          722,249

Administrator III

 

 

 

Salary

 $             60,740

 $             63,180

 $             65,949

Benefits

 $             31,086

 $             32,650

 $             34,277

Current Expense

$                  387

$                  387

$                  387

Equipment

 $               1,088

$                       -

 $                      -

Cost Per Position

 $             93,301

 $             96,217

 $           100,613

Number of Positions

1

1

1

    Subtotal

$             93,301

$             96,217

 $          100,613

Total Cost

$          766,776

 $          787,809

 $          822,862

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Corrections

 

Links

HB1112 at GenCourtMobile
HB1112 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 28, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 20, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1112 Revision: 6745 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 9:43 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 10
Jan. 22, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/22/2020 11:00 am LOB 204
Jan. 28, 2020 Executive Session: 01/28/2020 10:00 am LOB 204
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0270h (NT) for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 7 P. 3
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0270h (Vote 19-1; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Removed from Consent (Rep. Spillane) 02/19/2020
Feb. 20, 2020 Special Order to regular place in next calendar (Rep. Ley): MA VV 02/20/2020