HB 1253 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 1253
SPONSORS: Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20; Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
This bill establishes an advisory council to the executive director of the office of professional licensure and certification for the regulation of opticians and the dispensing of ophthalmic devices and contact lenses.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
12Mar2020... 0291h 20-2544
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
327-A:4-a Advisory Council; Establishment, Duties. There is hereby established an advisory council to the executive director on the dispensing of spectacles, eyeglasses and contact lenses, whose members shall be appointed by executive director with the approval of the governor and council. The members of the advisory council shall consist of 4 registered opticians and one member of the public having no relationship to ophthalmic dispensing. The executive director shall designate one member of the advisory council as chairperson. Each member of the advisory council shall serve a 3 year term, except that for the initial council 2 of the optician members shall serve a 2 year term. The advisory council shall meet at least once each calendar quarter to conduct its business and more often on call of the chairperson. Three members of the council shall constitute a quorum to conduct business. Members of the advisory council shall receive no per diem but shall be entitled to mileage when in the performance of duties required by this chapter. The advisory council shall advise the executive director on general and specific policies involved in the dispensing of ophthalmic devices and contact lenses, including but not limited to consumer complaints.
|Jan. 23, 2020||House||Hearing|
|March 3, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 15|
|Jan. 23, 2020||==ROOM CHANGE== Public Hearing: 01/23/2020 10:30 am LOB 301-303|
|Feb. 5, 2020||Subcommittee Work Session: 02/05/2020 09:30 am LOB 305|
|March 3, 2020||Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306|
|March 11, 2020||Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0291h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 11-8; RC) HC 10 P. 55|
|Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0291h (Vote 11-8; RC)|
|Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate|
|March 12, 2020||Amendment # 2020-0291h: AA VV 03/12/2020|
|March 12, 2020||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0291h: MA VV 03/12/2020|
|June 16, 2020||Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|