Bill Text: NH HB1234 | 2022 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relative to criminal background checks for an applicant for a teaching credential.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)

Status: (Passed) 2022-05-06 - Signed by Governor Sununu 05/03/2022; Chapter 36; 07/02/2022 [HB1234 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2022-HB1234-Enrolled.html

HB 1234 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2433

10/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1234

 

AN ACT relative to criminal background checks for an applicant for a teaching credential.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Cornell, Hills. 18; Rep. Allard, Merr. 21; Rep. Woodcock, Carr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds human trafficking to crimes for which an application for teacher credentials shall not be granted to a candidate.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2433

10/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to criminal background checks for an applicant for a teaching credential.

 

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

 

1  Credentialing Applicant and Candidate Criminal History Records Check; Human Trafficking Added.  Amend RSA 189:13-c, V to read as follows:

V.  Any person who has been charged pending disposition for or convicted of any violation or attempted violation of RSA 630:1; 630:1-a; 630:1-b; 630:2; 632-A:2; 632-A:3; 632-A:4; 633:1; 633:7; 639:2; 639:3; 645:1, II or III; 645:2; 649-A:3; 649-A:3-a; 649-A:3-b; 649-B:3; or 649-B:4; or any violation or any attempted violation of RSA 650:2 where the act involves a child in material deemed obscene in this state, or under any statute prohibiting the same conduct in another state, territory, or possession of the United States, shall not be granted a teaching credential by the department nor shall candidates be granted clearance.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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