Category: Legislative

In some instances, seeking new or modifying current legislation is the appropriate course of action to improve the safety and security of New Hampshire’s schools. This section provides summaries of bills and amendments related to the safety and security of New Hampshire's schools.

NH Senate Bill 199: Relative to “requiring teachers to have training in suicide and bullying awareness and prevention.” (NH Senate) [January 2019]

SENATE BILL 199 AN ACT requiring teachers to have training in suicide and bullying awareness and prevention. SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19 COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development —————————————————————– ANALYSIS This bill …

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NH Senate Bill 282: Relative to “suicide prevention education in schools.” (NH Senate) [January 2019]

SENATE BILL 282-FN AN ACT relative to suicide prevention education in schools. SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. D’Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. …

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Senate Bill 281: Relative to “mental health services for schools…” (NH Senate) [January 2019]

SENATE BILL 281-FN-A-LOCAL AN ACT relative to mental health services for schools and making an appropriation therefor. SPONSORS: Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Rep. O’Connor, Rock. 6; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6 COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development ────────────────────────────────────────────── ANALYSIS This bill permits school districts in Rockingham county to contract …

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NH House Bill 733: Relative to “emergency kits in classrooms.” (NH House) [January 2019]

HOUSE BILL 733-FN AN ACT relative to emergency kits in classrooms. SPONSORS: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6 COMMITTEE: Education ────────────────────────────────────────────── ANALYSIS This bill requires schools to equip classrooms with emergency medical kits. UPDATE: as of 3/4/2019 HOUSE: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE Link to NH House Bill 733: http://gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/billText.aspx?sy=2019&id=463&txtFormat=html

NH House Bill 710: Relative to “adoption of state building code and fire code amendments.” (NH House) [January 2019]

HOUSE BILL 710-FN AN ACT relative to adoption of state building code and fire code amendments. SPONSORS: Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17 COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration ────────────────────────────────────────────── ANALYSIS This bill: I.  Provides for the appointment of alternative members of the state building code …

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NH House Bill 205 relative to “multiple line telephone system.” (NH House) [January 2019]

HOUSE BILL 205 AN ACT relative to the definition of “multiple line telephone system.” SPONSORS: Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Barry, Hills. 21 COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy ────────────────────────────────────────────── ANALYSIS  This bill defines the term “multiple line telephone system” and sets forth requirements for such a system’s use. This bill is …

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NH Senate Bill 253: Relative to “statewide deployment of a real-time threat notification system for schools.” (NH Senate) [January 2019]

SENATE BILL 253-FN AN ACT relative to statewide deployment of a real-time threat notification system for schools. SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4 COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development  —————————————————————– ANALYSIS This bill …

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NH House Bill 329: Relative to “review and adoption of school data security plans.” (NH House) [January 2019]

HOUSE BILL 329 AN ACT relative to review and adoption of school data security plans. SPONSORS: Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9; Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20 COMMITTEE: Education —————————————————————– ANALYSIS This bill permits a school board to review and adopt a data security plan at a non-public meeting, not subject to the provisions of RSA 91-A. Link …

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NH House Bill 123: Relative to “the emergency response plans in schools.” (NH House) [January 2019]

UPDATE: HOUSE BILL 123 – SIGNED BY GOVERNOR AN ACT relative to emergency response plans in schools. SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16 COMMITTEE: Education —————————————————————– ANALYSIS This bill requires each school’s emergency response plan to include at least one drill to test emergency response to an armed …

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