HB408 (2021) Detail

Relative to employment restrictions for registered sex offenders.


Rep. Bordenet, Ches. 5

October 1, 2021

2021-2177h

04/08

 

 

Amendment to HB 408

 

Amend the bill by replacing all after the enacting clause with the following:

 

1  Sexual Assault and Related Offenses; Prohibition From Contact With a Minor.  Amend RSA 632-A:10 to read as follows:

632-A:10  Prohibition From [Child Care Service of Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses] Employment in Businesses Providing Direct Services to Minors or Direct Supervision or Oversight of Minors.

I.  A person is guilty of a class A felony if, having been convicted in this or any other jurisdiction of any felonious offense involving child sexual abuse images, or of a felonious physical assault on a minor, or of any sexual assault, he or she knowingly [undertakes] engages in any employment or volunteer service [involving the care, instruction or guidance of minor children, including, but not limited to, service as a teacher, a coach, or worker of any type in child athletics, a day care worker, a boy or girl scout master or leader or worker, a summer camp counselor or worker of any type, a guidance counselor, or a school administrator of any type] that provides direct services to minors, or supervision or oversight of minors.

II.(a)  A person is guilty of a class B felony if, having been convicted in this or any other jurisdiction of any of the offenses specified in paragraph I of this section, he or she knowingly fails to provide information of such conviction when applying or volunteering for [service or] any employment [of any type involving the care, instruction, or guidance of minor children, including, but not limited to, the types of services set forth in paragraph I] or volunteer activity that provides direct services to minors, or supervision or oversight of minors.

(b)  A public or private employer or organization, whose primary intent is to provide direct services to minors, or whose employees provide supervision or oversight of minors, shall conduct a criminal background check of any prospective employee or volunteer.  

III.  A person is guilty of a class B felony if, having been convicted in this or any other jurisdiction of any of the offenses specified in paragraph I of this section, he or she knowingly fails to provide information of such conviction when making application for initial teacher certification in this state.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.

2021-2177h

AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a person convicted of certain sexual assault offenses from hiring or otherwise engaging in any employment or volunteer service which provides direct services to a minor, or supervision or oversight of a minor.

Links

HB408 at GenCourtMobile
HB408 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 26, 2021 House Hearing
Oct. 20, 2021 House Exec Session
Oct. 20, 2021 House Floor Vote
Oct. 20, 2021 House Exec Session
Oct. 20, 2021 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB408 Revision: 33450 Date: Nov. 2, 2021, 11:22 a.m.
HB408 Revision: 31745 Date: Jan. 10, 2021, 10:09 a.m.

Docket


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-2177h 10/20/2021 (Vote 19-1; CC)


Nov. 3, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-2177h 10/20/2021 (Vote 19-1; CC)


Oct. 13, 2021: Executive Session: 10/20/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Oct. 20, 2021: Executive Session: 10/20/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Oct. 5, 2021: Full Committee Work Session: 10/05/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Sept. 28, 2021: Full Committee Work Session: 10/05/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Sept. 22, 2021: Subcommittee Work Session: 09/28/2021 10:00 am LOB 205-207


Sept. 28, 2021: Subcommittee Work Session: 09/28/2021 10:00 am LOB 205-207


: Retained in Committee


March 31, 2021: Retained in Committee


Feb. 26, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/26/2021 11:45 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/92701022260 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 10, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 46


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 46