Bill Text: NH HB435 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relative to certain terminology in the rulemaking authority of the department of education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-13 - House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1988s (Rep. Myler): Motion Adopted Voice Vote 06/13/2019 [HB435 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB435-Amended.html

HB 435 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

05/15/2019   1988s

2019 SESSION

19-0686

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 435

 

AN ACT relative to certain terminology in the rulemaking authority of the department of education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Myler, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill corrects certain terminology in the rulemaking authority of the department of 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/15/2019   1988s 19-0686

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to certain terminology in the rulemaking authority of the department of education.

 

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

 

1  Department of Education; Rulemaking Authority.  Amend RSA 21-N:9, II(cc) to read as follows:

(cc)(1)  The establishment and enforcement of a code of ethics and a code of conduct for [certified] licensed or certified educational personnel[, which shall be adopted no later than July 1, 2018].  [This] These professional [code] codes shall include a statement of purpose and standards defining each of the 4 primary principles which are:

(A)  Responsibility to the education profession and educational professionals.

(B)  Responsibility to students.

(C)  Responsibility to the school community.

(D)  Responsible and ethical use of technology as it relates to students, schools, and other educational professionals.

(2)  The professional code of ethics and the professional code of conduct shall apply to all teachers, [supervisors,] specialists, and administrators[, and other personnel licensed or seeking licensure in the education profession in the state of New Hampshire.  In this subparagraph, "teacher" means a person who has applied for or holds a valid teaching license, credential, or other equivalent certificate issued by the state board of education] who are licensed or certified by the department.

2  Duties of the State Board of Education.  Amend RSA 186:11, X(e) to read as follows:

(e)  Establishment and enforcement of a code of ethics and a code of conduct for [certified] licensed or certified educational personnel as provided in RSA 21-N:9, II(cc).

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

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