HB 1349 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1349
SPONSORS: Rep. Meuse, Rock. 29; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 20; Rep. Murphy, Hills. 21; Rep. Levesque, Straf. 4; Rep. Vallone, Rock. 9; Rep. Kenney, Straf. 6; Rep. Amanda Bouldin, Hills. 12
COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law
This bill establishes a committee to study firearms incidents involving children with access to unsecured firearms.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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:
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Two members of the house of representatives, appointed by the majority leader of the house of representatives.
(b) Two members of the house of representatives, appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives.
(c) One member of the senate, appointed by the majority leader of the senate.
(d) One member of the senate, appointed by the minority leader of the senate.
II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.
3 Duties. The committee shall study the scope, causes of, and factors involved in firearms incidents involving children. Specifically, the committee shall examine incidents and relevant data involving suicides, attempted suicides, accidental shootings, homicides, assaults, and attempted assaults involving children accessing an unsecured firearm. The committee may solicit input from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.
4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Five members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.
|Feb. 4, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 13, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 19|
|Feb. 4, 2020||Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 01:00 pm LOB 206|
|Feb. 13, 2020||Executive Session: 02/13/2020 10:00 am LOB 206|
|Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 11-6; RC)|
|March 11, 2020||Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/11/2020 (Vote 11-6; RC) HC 10 P. 33|
|Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate|
|March 11, 2020||Ought to Pass: MA RC 205-128 03/11/2020|
|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|