HB1335 (2020) Detail

Relative to private rights of action regarding pupil safety.


HB 1335 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2443

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1335

 

AN ACT relative to private rights of action regarding pupil safety.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Boehm, Hills. 20; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Pitre, Straf. 2; Rep. Forsythe, Merr. 8; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16; Rep. A. Lekas, Hills. 37

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill creates a private right of action for bullying and cyberbullying.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2443

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to private rights of action regarding pupil safety.

 

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

 

1  Safety and Violence Prevention; Pupil Safety Private Right of Action.  RSA 193-F:9 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

193-F:9  Private Right of Action Permitted.  Any person aggrieved as a result of gross negligence or willful misconduct in violation of any provision of this chapter may initiate an action against a school district or chartered public school and may recover court costs and reasonable attorney's fees as the prevailing party.  Nothing in this section shall supercede or replace existing rights or remedies under any other law.

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

Links

HB1335 at GenCourtMobile
HB1335 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 28, 2020 House Exec Session
Jan. 28, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 6, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 13, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1335 Revision: 6942 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:43 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 15, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/15/2020 11:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 21, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/21/2020 09:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 22, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/22/2020 09:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 29, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/29/2020 09:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 28, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/28/2020 09:00 am LOB 207
Jan. 28, 2020 Executive Session: 01/28/2020 01:00 pm LOB 207
Feb. 13, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/13/2020 (Vote 13-7; RC) HC 5 P. 5
Feb. 6, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/06/2020 (Vote 13-7; RC) HC 5 P. 5
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 13-7; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Feb. 13, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 183-142 02/13/2020 HJ 3 P. 13