HB1377 (2020) Detail

(New Title) making a technical correction and a clarification in the law governing death benefits for emergency medical technicians and rescue squad members.


HB 1377 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0084h

2020 SESSION

20-2704

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1377

 

AN ACT making a technical correction and a clarification in the law governing death benefits for emergency medical technicians and rescue squad members.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Proulx, Hills. 44

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill makes a technical correction in the law governing death benefits for emergency medical technicians and rescue squad members.  This bill also clarifies the definition of "rescue squad member."

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Feb2020... 0084h

20-2704

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT making a technical correction and a clarification in the law governing death benefits for emergency medical technicians and rescue squad members.

 

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

 

1  Death Benefits; Emergency Medical Technicians and Rescue Squad Members.  Amend RSA 21-I:29-a, I(c) to read as follows:

(c)  “Family” means the surviving spouse of the police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or rescue squad member who was wholly or partially dependent, in fact, upon the earnings of the police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or rescue squad member or, if there is no surviving spouse, the surviving dependent child or dependent children, of such police officer, [or] firefighter, emergency medical technician, or rescue squad member or, if there is no surviving dependent child, a surviving person qualifying as a common-law spouse pursuant to RSA 457:39, or if there is no surviving common-law spouse, the surviving adult child or adult children, or if there is no surviving adult child or adult children, the surviving parent or parents of such police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or rescue squad member

. 2  Death Benefits; Emergency Medical Technicians and Rescue Squad Members.  Amend RSA 21-I:29-a, I(h) to read as follows:

(h)  "Rescue squad member" means any member of a rescue squad formed for the purposes of responding to a state of emergency as declared by the governor or as part of a search and rescue effort under the supervision of the fish and game department [to recover a lost person].

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

Links

HB1377 at GenCourtMobile
HB1377 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1377 Revision: 8158 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:12 p.m.
HB1377 Revision: 7002 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:29 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 20
Jan. 15, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/15/2020 11:00 am LOB 306
Jan. 29, 2020 Executive Session: 01/29/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0084h (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0084h (NT) for 02/19/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 7 P. 8
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0084h (NT): AA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 12
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0084h (NT): MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 12
March 11, 2020 Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 7
June 16, 2020 Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8