HB1321 (2020) Detail

(New Title) relative to the chartered public school joint legislative oversight committee.


HB 1321 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 0557h

2020 SESSION

20-2293

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1321

 

AN ACT relative to the chartered public school joint legislative oversight committee.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Woodcock, Carr. 2; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Porter, Hills. 1; Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Ford, Graf. 3; Rep. Ellison, Merr. 27; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the chartered public school joint legislative committee.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12Mar2020... 0557h 20-2293

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the chartered public school joint legislative oversight committee.

 

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

 

1  Chartered Public Schools; Oversight Committee.  RSA 194-B:21 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

194-B:21  Oversight Committee; Report.

I.  There is hereby established a joint legislative oversight committee.  The committee shall meet jointly at least twice a year and shall monitor the effect of this chapter, review the chartered public school system, and make recommendations for any legislative changes.  Where appropriate, the committee shall also make recommendations to the legislature to reduce the scope of, ease the administration of, simplify compliance with, eliminate regulations of, and reduce the amount of paperwork required.

II.  The committee shall include the chairperson of the house education committee or designee, the chairperson of the senate education and workforce development committee or designee, the chairperson of the house finance committee or designee, one representative appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one senator appointed by the president of the senate, and one nonvoting representative of the department of education with expertise in charter schools, appointed by the commissioner of the department of education, who shall not be counted in the quorum.

III.  Legislative members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

IV.  The members of the oversight committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the chairperson of the house education committee.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The committee shall submit a written report of its findings and recommendations to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, and the chairperson of the house education committee and the senate education and workforce development committee by September 1 of each year.

2  Duties of the State Board of Education.  Amend RSA 194-B:17, VI to read as follows:

VI.  The state board shall convene one or more working committees to study and make recommendations regarding the implementation and effectiveness of chartered public schools.  The recommendations shall be provided to the legislative oversight committee in RSA 194-B:21 by July 1 of each year.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1321 at GenCourtMobile
HB1321 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1321 Revision: 8380 Date: March 13, 2020, 12:48 a.m.
HB1321 Revision: 6936 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 16, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/16/2020 10:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 30, 2020 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 01/30/2020 01:00 pm LOB 207
Feb. 18, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/18/2020 10:00 am LOB 207
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0557h (Vote 11-8; RC)
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0557h (NT) for 03/11/2020 (Vote 11-8; RC) HC 10 P. 47
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 12, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0557h (NT): AA DV 190-132 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0557h (NT): MA RC 188-137 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