SB604 (2024) Detail

(New Title) providing a death benefit for a New Hampshire hospital security officer killed in the line of duty and establishing a death benefit for state security officers killed in the line of duty.


SB 604-FN-A - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

23May2024... 1930h

2024 SESSION

24-3162

05/08

 

SENATE BILL 604-FN-A

 

AN ACT providing a death benefit for a New Hampshire hospital security officer killed in the line of duty and establishing a death benefit for state security officers killed in the line of duty.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Fenton, Dist 10; Sen. Ricciardi, Dist 9; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Innis, Dist 7; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Murphy, Dist 16; Sen. Altschiller, Dist 24; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Prentiss, Dist 5; Sen. Abbas, Dist 22; Sen. Whitley, Dist 15; Sen. Pearl, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides a death benefit for the family of a New Hampshire hospital security officer killed in the line of duty.  The bill also includes security guards employed by the state of New Hampshire in the definition of police officer for purposes of the benefit provided to employees killed in the line of duty.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

23May2024... 1930h 24-3162

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT providing a death benefit for a New Hampshire hospital security officer killed in the line of duty and establishing a death benefit for state security officers killed in the line of duty.

 

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

 

1  Title.  This act shall be known as the Bradley Haas Act, in honor of Security Officer Bradley Haas, who was shot while on duty at New Hampshire hospital.

2  Appropriation; Provision of Death Benefit for the Family of a New Hampshire Hospital Security Officer.  The sum of $100,000, the death benefit Security Officer Bradley Haas would have been entitled to under RSA 21-I:29-a had he been a sworn law enforcement officer at the time of his death, is hereby appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, to the beneficiaries of Bradley Haas, a department of safety security officer for New Hampshire hospital, who was shot and killed while on duty at New Hampshire hospital on November 17, 2023.  The death benefit provided under this section shall be distributed by the state treasurer to the beneficiaries of Bradley Haas in the same manner and under the same terms and conditions as provided in RSA 21-I:29-a, II.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

3  New Subparagraph; Death Benefit for Employees Killed in the Line of Duty; Police Officer; State Security Officers Added.  Amend RSA 21-I:29-a, I(g) by inserting after subparagraph (5) the following new subparagraph:

(6)  Security officers employed by the state of New Hampshire.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect June 30, 2024.

 

LBA

24-3162

Amended 5/29/24

 

SB 604-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2024-1930h)

 

AN ACT providing a death benefit for a New Hampshire hospital security officer killed in the line of duty and establishing a death benefit for state security officers killed in the line of duty.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

Estimated State Impact - Increase / (Decrease)

 

FY 2024

FY 2025

FY 2026

FY 2027

Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

Revenue Fund(s)

None

Expenditures

$100,000

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Funding Source(s)

General Fund

Appropriations

$100,000

$0

$0

$0

Funding Source(s)

General Fund

Does this bill provide sufficient funding to cover estimated expenditures? [X] See Below

Does this bill authorize new positions to implement this bill? [X] N/A

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill appropriates $100,000 from the state general fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024 to the beneficiaries of Bradley Haas, a department of safety security officer for New Hampshire hospital, who was shot and killed while on duty at New Hampshire hospital on November 17, 2023.  State expenditures would increase as a result of the appropriation in FY 2024.  Additionally, the bill expands the $100,000 death benefit for employees killed in the line of duty to include security guards employed by the State of New Hampshire, effective June 30, 2024.  To the extent a security guard employed by the State of New Hampshire is killed in the line of duty state expenditures would increase by $100,000 per person in the fiscal year in which the death occurred.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

Amendments

Date Amendment
May 14, 2024 2024-1930h

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 14, 2024 Senate Hearing
March 7, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
March 7, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 17, 2024 House Hearing
May 13, 2024 House Exec Session
May 16, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB604 Revision: 42521 Date: May 30, 2024, 3:01 p.m.
SB604 Revision: 42366 Date: May 29, 2024, 10:57 a.m.
SB604 Revision: 41980 Date: May 14, 2024, 11:47 a.m.
SB604 Revision: 40724 Date: Feb. 2, 2024, 9:32 a.m.

Docket


May 30, 2024: Sen. Pearl Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/30/2024; SJ 16


May 23, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-1930h: MA VV 05/23/2024 HJ 14


May 23, 2024: FLAM # 2024-1930h (NT) (Rep. D. McGuire): AA VV 05/23/2024 HJ 14


May 16, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass 05/16/2024 (Vote 22-2; RC) HC 20 P. 25


May 8, 2024: Executive Session: 05/13/2024 01:00 pm LOB 210-211


April 17, 2024: Division I Work Session: 05/07/2024 11:00 am LOB 212


April 11, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/17/2024 01:30 pm LOB 210-211


April 2, 2024: Introduced (in recess of) 03/28/2024 and referred to Finance HJ 10


March 21, 2024: Ought to Pass: RC 23Y-0N, MA; OT3rdg; 03/21/2024; SJ 7


March 13, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/21/2024, Vote 7-0; SC 11


March 7, 2024: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; Refer to Finance Rule 4-5; 03/07/2024; SJ 6


March 7, 2024: Special Order to The beginning of the Calendar, Without Objection, MA; 03/07/2024; SJ 6


Feb. 21, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/07/2024, Vote 5-0; SC 9


Feb. 6, 2024: Hearing: 02/14/2024, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 7


Feb. 2, 2024: Introduced 01/18/2024 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 3