SB505 (2020) Detail

Relative to residential child care licensing of child care institutions or agencies.


SB 505  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2857

05/08

 

SENATE BILL 505

 

AN ACT relative to residential child care licensing of child care institutions or agencies.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. McMahon, Rock. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that qualified residential treatment programs accredited under federal law shall be deemed licensed under RSA 170-E.

 

The bill is a request of the department of health and human services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2857

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to residential child care licensing of child care institutions or agencies.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Residential Care and Child-Placing Agency Licensing; Deemed Licensed.  Amend RSA 170-E by inserting after section 31 the following new section:

170-E:31-a  Deemed Licensed.  Any qualified residential treatment program accredited by organizations as specified in Title 42 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. section 672(k)(4)(G), as amended, shall submit a completed license application or renewal application.  Such child care institutions and child care agencies defined as group homes, specialized care, or homeless youth programs, shall be deemed licensed under this subdivision and shall be exempt from inspections carried out under RSA 170-E:31, IV.  This section shall only apply to the activities or portions of the facility or agency accredited under Title 42 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. section 672(k)(4)(G), as amended.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.

Links

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SB505 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 Senate Hearing
Jan. 30, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB505 Revision: 7713 Date: Dec. 23, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1
Jan. 14, 2020 Hearing: 01/14/2020, Room 101, LOB, 03:30 pm; SC 2
Jan. 30, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/30/2020; SC 4
Jan. 30, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/30/2020; SJ 2
Jan. 9, 2020 Introduced 01/09/2020 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 2 P. 59
June 30, 2020 Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020