- These are the most liberty-critical hearings for the week
- Click on the bill number to read the bill.
- Click on the committee name to email the committee your thoughts.
Of the 43 hearings in the House, we are recommending support of 1 and opposition of 0 with 1 being of interest.
Of the 34 hearings in the Senate, we are recommending support of 4 and opposition of 4 with 0 being of interest.
|Oppose||HB261||authorizing residential tenants to terminate their lease in instances of domestic violence or following a disabling illness or accident.||Commerce||Tue 4/11||10:00 AM||SH Room 100||This bill permits residential tenants to terminate their lease in instances of domestic violence or following a disabling illness or accident, and describes the written documentation required.|
|Oppose||HB572||relative to eligibility for free school meals.||Education||Tue 4/11||9:30 AM||LOB Room 101||This bill increases the eligibility for free school meals to household incomes up to 300 percent of federal poverty guidelines, and provides funding fro the education trust fund for the additional costs.|
|Oppose||HB142||relative to the operation of the Burgess Biopower plant.||Energy and Natural Resources||Tue 4/11||9:00 AM||SH Room 103||This bill allows the public utilities commission to amend its orders as necessary to protect the continued operation of the Burgess Biopower plant.|
|Support||HB257||relative to telephone carrier of last resort obligations.||Energy and Natural Resources||Tue 4/11||9:15 AM||SH Room 103||This bill allows for an incumbent telephone utility to be relieved of its carrier of last resort obligations.|
|Oppose||HB400||relative to certain assault offenses, bail eligibility for commission of certain assault offenses, and making a false report to a law enforcement officer.||Judiciary||Tue 4/11||1:15 PM||SH Room 100||This bill establishes a separate criminal penalty and bail conditions for assaults involving a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services worker. The bill also establishes a criminal penalty for making a false report to a law enforcement officer.|
|Support||HB588||relative to the criteria for applying for parole.||Judiciary||Tue 4/11||1:30 PM||SH Room 100||This bill allows an eligible incarcerated person to apply for parole upon the completion of 65 percent of such person’s minimum sentence.|
|Support||HB624||relative to federal immigration checkpoints.||Judiciary||Tue 4/11||1:45 PM||SH Room 100||This bill requires a law enforcement agency to provide public notice of an immigration checkpoint.|
|Of Interest||SB102||relative to the Jones Act’s effect on New Hampshire’s heating and energy fuel market.||Commerce and Consumer Affairs||Wed 4/12||2:15 PM||LOB Room 302-304||This bill requires the department of energy to submit a report to the legislature on the impact of the Jones Act on New Hampshire’s heating and energy fuel market.|
|Support||HB408||relative to foster children and vaccinations.||Health and Human Services||Wed 4/12||10:00 AM||LOB Room 101||This bill requires that children living in a foster family home but who are not is foster care shall be subject to the same immunization requirements as any other child in the state.|
|Support||SB200||relative to optometrists.||Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs||Wed 4/12||10:00 AM||LOB Room 205-207||This bill removes a variety of prohibitions on the types of care that optometrists may provide to patients.|