SB550 (2020) Detail

Relative to investigatory interviews and evaluations under the child protection act.


SB 550  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2829

05/06

 

SENATE BILL 550

 

AN ACT relative to investigatory interviews and evaluations under the child protection act.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. Long, Hills. 10; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that the court may order a parent, guardian, or other caregiver to produce a child for an interview or evaluation required as part of an investigation of suspected abuse or neglect.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2829

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to investigatory interviews and evaluations under the child protection act.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Child Protection Act; Investigatory Interviews and Evaluations.  Amend RSA 169-C by inserting after section 12-e the following new section:

169-C:12-f  Investigatory Interviews and Evaluations.  The court may order a parent, guardian, custodian, or other caregiver to produce a child for the purpose of an investigatory interview, including a multidisciplinary team interview in accordance with RSA 169-C:34-a or an interview or evaluation by any other expert necessary for the purpose of the investigation of suspected abuse or neglect.  

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

Links

SB550 at GenCourtMobile
SB550 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 18, 2020 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB550 Revision: 7736 Date: Dec. 24, 2019, 9:47 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Feb. 18, 2020 Hearing: 02/18/2020, Room 100, SH, 09:05 am; SC 7
June 16, 2020 Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8