Bill Text: NH HB111 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Establishing a committee to study the effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of posttraumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-2)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-13 - Hearing: 03/19/2019, Room 101, Legislative Office Building, 02:00 pm; Senate Calendar 14 [HB111 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB111-Amended.html

HB 111 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

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HOUSE BILL 111

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr. 11; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Walz, Merr. 23; Rep. Weber, Ches. 1; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

 

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 effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, one of whom shall be from the health, human services and elderly affairs committee and one of whom shall be from the children and family law committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

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 effect of the opioid crisis, substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and domestic violence as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD) and other mental health and behavioral problems in New Hampshire children and students.

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 house 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 speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2019.

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

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