New Hampshire Hospital Association
Real-Time Legislative Update

Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:35 PM


BillTitle & Upcoming MeetingsSponsorCategoriesStatusPosition / Testimony
HB 131 (new Title) Establishing A Commission On Mental Health Education and Behavioral Health and Wellness Programs.

Rep. Patricia Cornell
Behavioral Health
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/19/2019; Chapter 255
HB 726 (second New Title) Establishing A Secure Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Advisory Council and Establishing A New Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and Making An Appropriation Therefor.

Rep. Robert Renny Cushing
Behavioral Health
Pending Motion OT3rdg; 04/11/2019; SJ 12 Sen. Bradley Moved to Remove From Table, RC MF; 04/11/2019
SB 11 Relative to Mental Health Services and Making Appropriations Therefor.

Sen. Tom Sherman
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 05/21/2019; Chapter 0041 I. Section 6 Effective 07/01/2019 II. Remainder Effective 05/21/2019 Support
SB 11_Testimony_012219_FINAL.pdf (1-22)
SB 11Testimony 032619 FINAL.pdf (3-29)
SB 51 Establishing A Commission to Study Expanding Mental Health Courts Statewide.

Sen. Jon Morgan
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 224 I. Section 3 Effective 11/01/2020 II. Remainder Effective 07/12/2019
SB 86 Establishing A Commission to Study Programs For Serving Individuals with Certain Developmental and Mental Health Disabilities.

Sen. Cindy Rosenwald
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/19/2019; Chapter 269 I. Section 2 Effective 11/30/2019 II. Remainder Effective 07/19/2019
SB 115 Establishing A Commission to Study The Business Environment For Mental Health Providers In New Hampshire.

Sen. Dan Feltes
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 234 I. Section 2 Effective 11/01/2020 II. Remainder Effective 07/12/2019
SB 177 Relative to The Use Of Physical Restraints On Persons Who Are Involuntarily Committed.

Sen. Tom Sherman
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 239; Effective 01/01/2020
SB 177 NHHA Testimony 030519 FINAL.pdf (3-8)
SB 177 Testimony 042419 FINAL.pdf (4-25)
SB 180 Relative to Privileged Communications Under The Law Governing Mental Health Practice.

Sen. Jay Kahn
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/10/2019; Chapter 200; Effective 09/08/2019
SB 225 Adding Physician Assistants to Certain New Hampshire Laws.

Sen. Tom Sherman
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/19/2019; Chapter 278; Effective 09/17/2019
SB 232 Adopting The Model Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.

Sen. John Reagan
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/10/2019; Chapter 203; Effective 09/08/2019
SB 272 Relative to Mental Health Parity Under The Insurance Laws.

Sen. Jon Morgan
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/19/2019; Chapter 283; Effective 01/01/2020
SB 291 (new Title) Relative to The Construction Of New Mental Health Facilities.

Sen. Jeb Bradley
Behavioral Health
Sen. D'Allesandro Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/27/2019 Pending Motion OT3rdg; 03/27/2019; SJ 10
SB 292 Relative to Implementation Of The New Mental Health 10-year Plan.

Sen. Tom Sherman
Behavioral Health
Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 248; Effective 07/12/2019