HB1485 (2020) Detail

Relative to the installation of video surveillance cameras in community homes and group homes.


HB 1485-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2646

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1485-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to the installation of video surveillance cameras in community homes and group homes.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Grossman, Rock. 18; Rep. Wazir, Merr. 17; Rep. Schultz, Merr. 18; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. W. Thomas, Hills. 21; Rep. Murphy, Hills. 21; Rep. Levesque, Straf. 4; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12; Rep. Petrigno, Hills. 23; Rep. Maes, Graf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires video surveillance cameras in group homes, residential and day schools, and buildings where services are provided for children and adults with disabilities.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2646

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the installation of video surveillance cameras in community homes and group homes.

 

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

 

1  New Section; New Hampshire Building Code; Group Homes; Residential Schools; Programs Providing Services to Children and Adults with Disabilities; Video Surveillance Cameras.  Amend RSA 155-A by inserting after section 3-c the following new section:

155-A:3-d  Code Requirements; Facilities for Adults and Children with Disabilities.  Notwithstanding any provisions of the state building code or state fire code, the state building code review board shall adopt amendments to the state building code to require video surveillance cameras in common living areas, dining areas, hallways, classrooms, and time-out rooms in all group homes, residential and day schools, and buildings where services are provided for children and adults with disabilities.

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

Links

HB1485 at GenCourtMobile
HB1485 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1485 Revision: 7122 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 10:23 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 24
Feb. 4, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 306
Feb. 12, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/12/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 19-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 03/11/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 10 P. 16
March 11, 2020 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 03/11/2020