Bill Text: NH HB457 | 2015 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing a nurse practitioner position at the veterans' home and making an appropriation therefor.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2015-11-18 - Died on the Table [HB457 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2015-HB457-Introduced.html

HB 457-FN-A - AS INTRODUCED

2015 SESSION

15-0282

09/10

HOUSE BILL 457-FN-A

AN ACT establishing a nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home and making an appropriation therefor.

SPONSORS: Rep. Theberge, Coos 3; Rep. Massimilla, Graf 1; Rep. Rideout, Coos 7; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock 5; Rep. F. Rice, Rock 21; Rep. Rollins, Sull 6; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes an additional nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home and makes an appropriation to the veterans’ home for salary and benefits for the position.

This bill was requested by the committee to study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home which was established by 2014, 88 (HB 1136).

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15-0282

09/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT establishing a nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home and making an appropriation therefor.

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

1 Veterans’ Home; Nurse Practitioner Position Established. There is established a nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home. This position shall be classified and at labor grade 28. This position is in addition to the 3 current nurse practitioner positions at the veterans’ home.

2 Appropriation; Veterans’ Home. The sum of $92,414 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 and the sum of $94,494 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 are hereby appropriated to the veterans’ home, for the purpose of funding the position established in section 1 of this act. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.

LBAO

15-0282

01/09/15

HB 457-FN-A - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT establishing a nurse practitioner position at the veterans’ home and making an appropriation therefor.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The New Hampshire Veterans Home states this bill, as introduced, will increase state expenditures by $105,078 in FY 2016, $104,771 in FY 2017, $109,786 in FY 2018, and $114,972 in FY 2019. There will be no impact on county or local revenue and expenditures.

This bill appropriates $92,414 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 and $94,494 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 from the state general fund for the purpose of this act.

METHODOLOGY:

The Veterans Home provided the following cost detail for one additional Nurse Practitioner position:

    Expenditures

    FY 2016

    FY 2017

    FY 2018

    FY 2019

    Salary LG 28

    $69,181

    $72,197

    $75,421

    $78,728

    Social Security 6.20%

    $4,289

    $4,476

    $4,676

    $4,881

    Medicare 1.45%

    $1,003

    $1,047

    $1,094

    $1,142

    Retirement 12.50%

    $8,648

    $9,025

    $9,428

    $9,841

    Life Insurance

    $11

    $11

    $11

    $11

    Dental Insurance

    $924

    $954

    $985

    $1,016

    Health Insurance

    $15,772

    $16,811

    $17,921

    $19,103

    Total Salary and Benefits:

    $99,828

    $104,521

    $109,536

    $114,722

    Current Expense:

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $250

    Equipment:

    $5,000

     

     

     

    Total Expenditures:

    $105,078

    $104,771

    $109,786

    $114,972

    This bill appropriates state general funds of $92,414 in FY 2016, and $94,494 in FY 2017 for the position.

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