HB1411 (2020) Detail

Establishing a commission to study long-term supports and services in New Hampshire.


HB 1411 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0434h

2020 SESSION

20-2221

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1411

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study long-term supports and services in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Hamer, Hills. 17; Rep. Fargo, Straf. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to study long-term supports and services in New Hampshire.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0434h

20-2221

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study long-term supports and services in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; Commission to Study Long-Term Supports and Services in New Hampshire.  Amend RSA 126-A by inserting after section 80 the following new subdivision:

Commission to Study Long-Term Supports and Services in New Hampshire

126-A:81  Commission to Study Long-Term Supports and Services in New Hampshire Established.  

I.  There is established a commission to study long-term supports and services in New Hampshire.

(a)  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(1)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(2)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(3)  The insurance commissioner, or designee.

(4)  The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.

(5)  A representative from the state commission on aging, appointed by the commission.

(6)  A member representing home health workers, appointed by the Granite State Home Health Association.

(7)  The executive director of AARP New Hampshire, or designee.

(8)  A representative of the New Hampshire Association of Counties, appointed by the association.

(9)  A representative of the New Hampshire Disability Rights Center, appointed by the center.

(10)  A public member representing a nonprofit social services organization for the elderly and disabled, appointed by the governor.

(11)  The executive director of Granite State Independent Living, or designee.

(12)  A representative of the New Hampshire chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc, appointed by that organization.

(13)  A representative of the New Hampshire Health Care Association, appointed by the association.

(b)  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

II.(a)  The commission shall study improving the means of providing and funding long-term supports and services.  The study shall include an examination of the following:

(1)  The spectrum of long-term supports and services and delivery settings as they relate to health care and daily living.

(2)  The implication of choice in settings for providing long-term supports and services.

(3)  Costs and funding for long-term supports and services.

(4)  The costs of options for persons who are not currently eligible for the Medicaid program.

(5)  Long-term care insurance premiums.

(6)  Other matters relevant to the commission's study.

(b)  The commission may solicit input from any person or entity the commission deems relevant to its study.

III.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Eight members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

IV.  The commission shall submit a report with its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation on or before November 1, 2021 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.

2  Repeal.  RSA 126-A:81, relative to commission to study long-term care supports and services in New Hampshire, is repealed.

3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2021.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1411 at GenCourtMobile
HB1411 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
March 5, 2020 House Hearing
March 17, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1411 Revision: 8159 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:34 p.m.
HB1411 Revision: 7053 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 8:43 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 1 P. 21
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 10:00 am LOB 205
Feb. 4, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 205
Feb. 4, 2020 Executive Session: 02/04/2020 01:00 pm LOB 205
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0434h (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0434h for 02/19/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 7 P. 11
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0434h: AA VV 02/19/2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0434h: MA VV 02/19/2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs 02/19/2020
March 5, 2020 Public Hearing: 03/05/2020 09:30 am LOB 302
March 17, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 03/17/2020 09:30 am LOB 302
March 17, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/17/2020 02:00 pm LOB 302