HB702 (2020) Detail

(New Title) relative to requirements for supervised visitation centers.


HB 702-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

8Jan2020... 2813h

2019 SESSION

19-0597

10/03

 

HOUSE BILL 702-FN

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for supervised visitation centers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6; Rep. Viens, Belk. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires supervised visitation centers to comply with certain guiding principles of safe havens.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Jan2020... 2813h 19-0597

10/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for supervised visitation centers.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; Supervised Visitation Centers.  Amend RSA 170-G by inserting after section 21 the following new subdivision:

Supervised Visitation Centers

170-G:22  Supervised Visitation Centers.  A supervised visitation center shall insure adherence to the Guiding Principals of Safe Havens; Supervised Visitations and Safe Exchange Grant Program developed by the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.  No state, county, or municipal agency or any other political subdivision shall purchase from or otherwise provide financial support to supervised visitation centers unless the supervised visitation center demonstrates compliance with such guiding principles of safe havens.

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

 

LBAO

19-0597

Amended 4/2/20

 

HB 702-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-2813h)

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for supervised visitation centers.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

As amended, this bill prevents governmental entities from providing financial support to a supervised visitation center unless the center demonstrates compliance with the principles of safe havens.  The Department of Health and Human Services states that the bill is not expected to have a fiscal impact.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Departments of Health and Human Services

 

Links

HB702 at GenCourtMobile
HB702 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 19, 2019 House Exec Session
Oct. 29, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 17, 2020 House Exec Session
May 14, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB702 Revision: 7882 Date: April 3, 2020, 10:28 a.m.
HB702 Revision: 7483 Date: Jan. 17, 2019, 2:50 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 3 P. 27
Jan. 29, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 01:30 pm LOB 206
Feb. 19, 2019 Executive Session: 02/19/2019 01:00 pm LOB 206
Retained in Committee
Oct. 15, 2019 Subcommittee Work Session: 10/15/2019 10:00 am LOB 205
Oct. 29, 2019 Executive Session: 10/29/2019 10:00 am LOB 206
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2813h (NT) (Vote 11-2; RC) HC 50 P. 17
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Jan. 8, 2020 Amendment # 2019-2813h (NT): AA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 61
Jan. 8, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-2813h (NT): MA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 61
Jan. 8, 2020 Referred to Executive Departments and Administration 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 61
Feb. 5, 2020 Full Committee Work Session: 02/05/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
March 17, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/17/2020 01:00 pm LOB 306
May 14, 2020 Executive Session: 05/14/2020 10:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/96270479183
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 17-3; RC)