Bill Text: NH HB1313 | 2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to rights to freedom from discrimination in higher education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-01-08 - Public Hearing: 01/11/2022 02:00 pm Legislative Office Building 205-207 [HB1313 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2022-HB1313-Introduced.html

HB 1313  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

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04/11

 

HOUSE BILL 1313

 

AN ACT relative to rights to freedom from discrimination in higher education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds public postsecondary educational institutions to the definition of "public employer" for the purpose of prohibiting discrimination in higher education.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2442

04/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to rights to freedom from discrimination in higher education.

 

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

 

1  State Commission on Human Rights; Right to Freedom From Discrimination in Public Workplaces and Education.  Amend RSA 354-A:30, III to read as follows:

III.  "Public employer" includes the state or any subdivision thereof, including, but not limited to counties, cities, towns, precincts, water districts, school districts, school administrative units, public postsecondary educational institutions, or quasi-public entities.

2  Prohibition on Teaching Discrimination.  Amend RSA 193:40, I to read as follows:

I.  No pupil in any public elementary or secondary school in this state and no student attending a public postsecondary educational institution shall be taught, instructed, inculcated, or compelled to express belief in, or support for, any one or more of the following:

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

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