SB545 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the safety of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.


SB 545 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/06/2020   0311s

2020 SESSION

20-2850

01/03

 

SENATE BILL 545

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the safety of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Gray, Dist 6

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the safety of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/06/2020   0311s 20-2850

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the safety of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the safety of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the safety, including risk of suicide, of residents and employees in long-term care facilities.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

SB545 at GenCourtMobile
SB545 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote
March 18, 2020 House Hearing
March 19, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB545 Revision: 8089 Date: Feb. 6, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
SB545 Revision: 7740 Date: Dec. 24, 2019, 9:47 a.m.

Docket


: Died on Table


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


March 19, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/19/2020 10:00 am LOB 205


March 18, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 03/18/2020 11:00 am LOB 205


March 18, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 03/18/2020 10:30 am LOB 205


Feb. 20, 2020: Introduced 02/20/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 5 P. 56


Feb. 6, 2020: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0311s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/06/2020; SJ 3


Feb. 6, 2020: Committee Amendment # 2020-0311s, AA, VV; 02/06/2020; SJ 3


Feb. 6, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0311s, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5


Feb. 6, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0311s, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5


Jan. 14, 2020: Hearing: 01/14/2020, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm; SC 2


Jan. 8, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1