SB582 (2020) Detail

Establishing a commission to differentiate the cost of education and the cost of care for children in a residential facility.


SB 582  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2744

06/03

 

SENATE BILL 582

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to differentiate the cost of education and the cost of care for children in a residential facility.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to differentiate the cost of education and the cost of care for children in a residential facility.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2744

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to differentiate the cost of education and the cost of care for children in a residential facility.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Residential Care Facility; Commission to Differentiate Costs Established.  Amend RSA 193 by inserting after section 18-c the following new section:

193:18-d  Commission to Differentiate Costs Established.

I.  There is established a commission to differentiate the cost of caring for a child in a residential care facility from the cost of educating the child.

II.  The members of the commission 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.

(c)  The commissioner of the department of education, or designee.

(d)  The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.

(e)  Two district superintendents, appointed by the governor.

III.  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

IV.  The commission shall examine the cost of maintaining a child in a residential care facility and determine the percentage that is expended for housing, food, and care and the percentage that is expended for education.

V.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

VI.  The commission 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.

2  Repeal.  RSA 193:18-d, relative to the commission to differentiate costs, is repealed.

3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2020.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

SB582 at GenCourtMobile
SB582 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 Senate Hearing
March 19, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB582 Revision: 7837 Date: Jan. 6, 2020, 3:32 p.m.

Docket


June 16, 2020: Pending Motion Committee Amendment # 2020-1168s; 06/16/2020; SJ 8


June 16, 2020: Placed on Laid on Table Consent List and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8


March 19, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-1168s; Vote 5-0; CC SC 11


Feb. 4, 2020: Hearing: 02/04/2020, Room 103, LOB, 10:15 am; SC 5


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