HB1710 (2020) Detail

Relative to the disclosure of the results of child day care monitoring visits.


HB 1710 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0469h

2020 SESSION

20-3110

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1710

 

AN ACT relative to the disclosure of the results of child day care monitoring visits.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27; Rep. Fox, Merr. 23; Rep. Acton, Rock. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill revises the procedure for posting results of child day care monitoring visits on the department of health and human services website and expands the licensees' opportunity to respond to the department's findings.

 

This bill is a request of the study committee established in 2019, 173 (HB 524).

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0469h

20-3110

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the disclosure of the results of child day care monitoring visits.

 

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

 

1  Child Day Care Licensing; Record of Licenses and Investigatory and Monitoring Visits.  RSA 170-E:10, II and III are repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

II.  Information submitted in the application process shall be private, confidential, and not available for review.  However, the license itself, the findings of investigatory and monitoring visits, and final decisions relative to licensure of the child day care agency shall be considered public information, posted on the department's website, and available for review by members of the public.  The findings of investigatory and monitoring visits and final decisions relative to licensure shall be posted on the department's website not less than 21 days from the date of the finding or decision, and shall be available on the website for a period of 3 years.  

III.  At least 15 business days before posting the results or findings of an investigatory visit, monitoring visit, or a final decision relative to licensure on the department's website, the department shall notify the child day care agency of its findings or decision and the date on which the information shall be posted on the department's website.  The department may provide such notice by email or, if the child day care agency has not provided an email address, by United States mail.  If the child day care agency submits a response prior to the date of posting, the child day care agency's response shall also be posted on the department's website.

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

Links

HB1710 at GenCourtMobile
HB1710 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 28, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
March 17, 2020 House Exec Session
May 14, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1710 Revision: 8172 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 3:08 p.m.
HB1710 Revision: 7797 Date: Jan. 6, 2020, 1:46 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 1 P. 32
Jan. 8, 2020 Vacated and Referred to Children and Family Law (Rep. Weber): MA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 33
Jan. 28, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/28/2020 10:30 am LOB 206
Feb. 4, 2020 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/04/2020 01:30 pm LOB 206
Feb. 13, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/13/2020 10:00 am LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0469h (Vote 17-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0469h for 02/19/2020 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 7 P. 2
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0469h: AA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 2
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0469h: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 2
Feb. 19, 2020 Referred to Executive Departments and Administration 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 2
March 16, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Full Committee Work Session: 03/16/2020 09:30 am LOB 306
March 17, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/17/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
May 14, 2020 Full Committee Work Session: 05/14/2020 10:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/96270479183
May 14, 2020 Executive Session: 05/14/2020 10:00 am (following work session) Members of the public may attend using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/96270479183
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 23 P. 4