SB455 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting higher education institutions from discriminating on the basis of military, law enforcement, or veterans status.


SB 455 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/13/2020   0621s

2020 SESSION

20-2872

04/06

 

SENATE BILL 455

 

AN ACT prohibiting higher education institutions from discriminating on the basis of military, law enforcement, or veterans status.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Starr, Dist 1; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a higher education institution from discrimination on the basis of law enforcement, military, or veteran status.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/13/2020   0621s 20-2872

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting higher education institutions from discriminating on the basis of military, law enforcement, or veterans status.

 

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

 

1  State College and University System, Prohibition on Preferential Treatment.  Amend RSA 187-A:16-a, I to read as follows:

I.(a)  Within the state college and university system, there shall be no preferential treatment or discrimination in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or admission based on race, sex, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

(b)  Within the state college and university system, there shall be no discrimination based on an applicant's or employee's law enforcement, military, or veteran status.

2  Community College System of New Hampshire; Prohibition on Preferential Treatment.  Amend RSA 188-F:3-a, I to read as follows:

I.(a)  Within the state's community college system, there shall be no preferential treatment or discrimination in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or admission based on race, sex, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

(b)  Within the state's community college system, there shall be no discrimination based on an applicant's or employee's law enforcement, military, or veteran status.

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

Links

SB455 at GenCourtMobile
SB455 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB455 Revision: 8133 Date: Feb. 13, 2020, 5:04 p.m.
SB455 Revision: 7665 Date: Dec. 20, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 1
Jan. 14, 2020 Hearing: 01/14/2020, Room 103, LOB, 11:15 am; SC 2
Feb. 13, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 02/13/2020; SC 6
Feb. 13, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 0Y-24N, MF; 02/13/2020; SJ 4
Feb. 13, 2020 Sen. Bradley Moved Ought to Pass; 02/13/2020; SJ 4
Feb. 13, 2020 Sen. Bradley Offered Floor Amendment # 2020-0621s; 02/13/2020; SJ 4
Feb. 13, 2020 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2020-0621s, RC 24Y-0N, AA; 02/13/2020; SJ 4
Feb. 13, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0621s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/13/2020; SJ 4
Feb. 20, 2020 Introduced 02/20/2020 and referred to Education HJ 5 P. 56
June 30, 2020 Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020