SB534 (2020) Detail

Relative to state board of education rulemaking regarding criminal history records checks.


SB 534 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/13/2020   0445s

2020 SESSION

20-2894

06/05

 

SENATE BILL 534

 

AN ACT relative to state board of education rulemaking regarding criminal history records checks.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Gray, Dist 6

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the rulemaking authority of the department of education regarding licensing of educators.

 

This bill is a request of the department of education.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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   0445s 20-2894

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to state board of education rulemaking regarding criminal history records checks.

 

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

 

1  Department of Education; Rulemaking.  Amend RSA 21-N:9, II(s) to read as follows:

(s)  [Certification] License standards for educational personnel, to include the establishment and implementation of a secure system for conducting criminal background checks pursuant to RSA 189:13-a for all first-time applicants listed in this section, and educator certification fees for granting [credentials] licenses to educational personnel, including teachers, paraprofessionals, superintendents, assistant superintendents, special education administrators, business administrators, principals, vocational directors, coordinators of comprehensive health education and services, directors of pupil personnel services, guidance directors, guidance counselors, school psychologists, associate school psychologists, speech-language specialists, social workers, health educators, physical education teachers, consumer and family science teachers, elementary teachers, specialists in assessment of intellectual functioning, media supervisors, media generalists, and master teachers as authorized by RSA 186:8 and RSA 186:11, X, professional [credentials] licenses including beginning educator [credentials] licenses, experienced educator [credentials] licenses, and intern licenses, and other classifications of educators, administrators, specialists, and paraprofessionals necessary to address educational needs as determined by the state board upon the recommendation of the professional standards board pursuant to RSA 186:60.

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

Links

SB534 at GenCourtMobile
SB534 Discussion

Action Dates

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

Bill Text Revisions

SB534 Revision: 8107 Date: Feb. 13, 2020, 10:35 a.m.
SB534 Revision: 7750 Date: Dec. 24, 2019, 10:01 a.m.

Docket


: Died on Table


June 30, 2020: Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020 HJ 10 P. 3


Feb. 20, 2020: Introduced 02/20/2020 and referred to Education HJ 5 P. 56


Feb. 13, 2020: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0445s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/13/2020; SJ 4


Feb. 13, 2020: Committee Amendment # 2020-0445s, AA, VV; 02/13/2020; SJ 4


Feb. 13, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0445s, 02/13/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 6


Jan. 14, 2020: Hearing: 01/14/2020, Room 103, LOB, 10:30 am; SC 2


Jan. 8, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 1