HB1240 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting teachers from having sexual contact with a student.


HB 1240 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2513

05/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1240

 

AN ACT prohibiting teachers from having sexual contact with a student.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6; Rep. Migliore, Graf. 9; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Marzullo, Hills. 2; Rep. B. Griffin, Hills. 6; Rep. Klein-Knight, Hills. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a teacher, school employee, or administrator who engages in sexual activity with a student between 13 and 18 years of age shall be guilty of felonious sexual assault or aggravated felonious sexual assault.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2513

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting teachers from having sexual contact with a student.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault.  Amend RSA 632-A:2, I by inserting after subparagraph (n) the following new subparagraph:

(o)  When the actor is a teacher, school employee, or administrator, and the victim is a student over the age of 13 years and under the age of 18 years.

2  New Paragraph; Felonious Sexual Assault.  Amend RSA 632-A:3 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

IV-a.  Is a teacher, school employee, or administrator and engages in sexual contact, as defined in subparagraph IV(c), with a student over the age of 13 years and under the age of 18 years.

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

Links

HB1240 at GenCourtMobile
HB1240 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
Jan. 30, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 25, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
March 4, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1240 Revision: 6880 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 12:31 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 14
Jan. 30, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/30/2020 11:00 am LOB 204
Feb. 5, 2020 Full Committee Work Session: 02/05/2020 10:00 am LOB 204
Jan. 30, 2020 ==RECESSED== Public Hearing: 01/30/2020 11:00 am LOB 204
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:00 pm LOB 204
Feb. 25, 2020 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/25/2020 01:00 pm LOB 204
March 3, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 204
March 4, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 204 (if necessary)