HB1322 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.


HB 1322 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2313

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1322

 

AN ACT prohibiting university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the university system from prohibiting or using university system funds to discourage an employee from becoming a member of any group or organization, or from exercising his or her rights of association by joining a labor union.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2313

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting university system funds from being spent to oppose the formation of unions and collective bargaining units.

 

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

 

1  College and University System; Freedom of Association.  Amend RSA 187-A:16-b to read as follows:

187-A:16-b  Freedom of Association.

I.  No institution within the university system of New Hampshire which accepts state funds shall prohibit, as a condition of admission or continued enrollment, any student from becoming a member of any group or organization, nor shall an institution take disciplinary action against a student based solely on the student's membership in a group or organization.

II.  No institution within the university system of New Hampshire which accepts state funds shall prohibit, as a condition of employment or continued enrollment, any employee from becoming a member of any group or organization, including a labor union, nor shall an institution take disciplinary action against an employee based solely on the employee’s membership in a group or organization, including a labor union.  No university system funds shall be spent for the purpose of discouraging employees from exercising their rights of association by joining or forming a labor union or opposing the formation of union bargaining units under RSA 273-A.

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

Links

HB1322 at GenCourtMobile
HB1322 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 20, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1322 Revision: 6957 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 11:30 am LOB 307
Feb. 12, 2020 Executive Session: 02/12/2020 10:00 am LOB 307
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 11-6; RC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/19/2020 (Vote 11-6; RC) HC 7 P. 33
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 20, 2020 Special Order to regular place in next calendar (Rep. Ley): MA VV 02/20/2020
March 5, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA RC 207-137 03/05/2020
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