HB1203 (2020) Detail

Expanding the definition of a neglected child to include cases involving sibling violence.


HB 1203 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2324

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1203

 

AN ACT expanding the definition of a neglected child to include cases involving sibling violence.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the definition of neglected child under RSA 169-C to include a child who experiences violence directed from one sibling to another.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2324

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT expanding the definition of a neglected child to include cases involving sibling violence.

 

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

 

1  Child Protect Act; Definition of Neglected Child; Sibling Violence Added.  Amend RSA 169-C:3, XIX(b) to read as follows:

(b)  Who is without proper parental care or control, subsistence, education as required by law, or other care or control necessary for the child's physical, mental, or emotional health, including violence directed from one sibling to another, when it is established that the child's health has suffered or is likely to suffer serious impairment; and the deprivation is not due primarily to the lack of financial means of the parents, guardian, or custodian; or

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

Links

HB1203 at GenCourtMobile
HB1203 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1203 Revision: 6838 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:34 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 13
Feb. 4, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 10:30 am LOB 206
Feb. 18, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 206 (exec. session may follow public hearing schedule)
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 03:00 pm LOB 206