As published by the Speaker’s Office, we post the list of committee hearings and other activities in the NH House of Representatives.  ~Publis


10:00 a.m. Executive session on HB 198, relative to retention requirements for certain motor vehicle records, HB 207, defining probable cause or reasonable ground for the purpose of arrest without a warrant, HB 214-FN, relative to circumstances under which a police officer’s certification may be revoked, HB 262, relative to criteria for classification as a tier III sex offender, HB 367-FN, redefining simple assault, HB 442, changing references to “law enforcement officer” to “peace officer” in the Revised Statutes Annotated, HB 472, relative to the parole board and parole board procedures, HB 557-FN, relative to penalties for driving while intoxicated, third and fourth offenses, HB 568-FN, requiring a supervisory law enforcement officer to arrest a law enforcement officer when the supervisor knows that the law enforcement officer has committed a criminal offense,HB 597-FN, relative to penalties for indecent exposure and lewdness, HB598, relative to the definition of deadly force, HB 612-FN, establishing a penalty for falsifying information to obtain a protective order, HB 648-FN, requiring detention under arraignment for persons arrested for violation of protective orders and increasing the fee for bail commissioners, HB 650-FN, requiring background checks for commercial firearms sales, HB 653-FN, prohibiting the use of sex offender registry information for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, or threatening a registered sexual offender or offender against children, or any family member, employer or landlord of such person, and HB 669-FN-L, requiring law enforcement agencies to report on the receipt of certain equipment and grants from the federal government and on the deployment of tactical teams.



10:00 a.m. Executive session on HB 200, defining “farm stand.”, HB 421, authorizing the university of New Hampshire to grow industrial hemp for research purposes, HB 579-FN, establishing a maple products coordinator in the department of agriculture, markets, and food using federal funds, HB 609-FN, relative to hydraulic fracturing, HB 624-FN-L, relative to animal care costs in animal cruelty cases, and HB 660-FN, relative to small farms and farm stands.



12:30 p.m. Executive session on CACR 10, Relating to term of office. Providing that beginning with the 2018 general election, there shall be a 4-year term of office for governor, HB 113, designating the mastodon as the official state fossil, HB 141, relative to rulemaking authority concerning work schedules in pharmacies, HB 279, establishing a commission to study the economic impact of the arts and culture in New Hampshire, HB 294, establishing a commission to develop a strategic plan for New Hampshire,HB 325, relative to the release of the names of winners of multi-state lotteries, HB 326, relative to the membership of the board of registration of medical technicians, HB 377, establishing a commission to study the establishment of a state geographic information system office and the position of state geographic information officer, HB 396-FN, relative to part-time employment by retirees in the New Hampshire retirement system,HB 410, relative to the uniform anatomical gift act, HB 413FN-A, establishing the governing board of polysomnographic technologists within the allied health professionals, HB 427, relative to the definition of the New Hampshire fire code,HB 454, relative to the commandant of the veterans’ home, HB 455-FN, relative to the board of managers of the New Hampshire veterans’ home, HB 456, relative to appointment of a veterans’ ombudsman by the governor, HB 459, establishing a committee to study medical services provided to residents of the New Hampshire veterans’ home, HB 473, relative to the smoking policy at the New Hampshire veterans’ home,HB 475, prohibiting the state from engaging in acts of civil forfeiture, HB 484, relative to the board of nursing and exemptions from licensure by the board, HB 488, relative to an abusive work environment and the health and safety of public employees, HB 510, establishing a commission to study the regulation of pawnbrokers, secondhand dealers, and junk or scrap metal dealers, HB 533, relative to arc-fault circuit-breaker protection in residential construction, HB 632-FN, relative to fiscal impact statements submitted by agencies adopting a rule under RSA 541-A, and HB 661-FN, relative to record keeping for sold or transferred animals.



Operating Budget presentations as follows:

9:30 a.m. Judicial Branch.

11:00 a.m. Department of State.

11:30 a.m. Community Development Finance Authority.

1:00 p.m. Department of Corrections.

2:30 p.m. Banking Department.

3:15 p.m. Work session on HB 671-FN-A, (NT) relative to mental health first aid training and making an appropriation therefor.

3:30 p.m. Work session on HB 216-FN, relative to recovery of certain investigatory costs by regulatory boards and commissions.

3:45 p.m. Work session on HB 674-FN, relative to the salaries of certain unclassified positions.



10:00 a.m. Informational meeting with the Department of Transportation.

1:00 p.m. Informational meeting with the Department of Education.

3:00 p.m. Work session on HB 651-FN-L, transferring the portion of special education costs directly related to health issues to the department of health and human services.

3:30 p.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 562-FN-L, repealing the limitation on the total education grant distributed to a municipality in a fiscal year and reducing the stabilization grants to certain municipalities.

4:30 p.m. Subcommittee work session on HB 215-FN, relative to school building aid grant payments.



9:30 a.m. Continued public hearing on HB 681-FN-A, increasing the marriage license fees.

10:00 a.m. HB 571-FN-A, relative to taxation of trusts under the interest and dividends tax.

11:00 a.m. HB 588-FN-A-L, extending the Coos county job creation tax credit to Carroll county.

11:30 a.m. Public hearing on a non-germane amendment to HB 547, reestablishing the exemption from property taxation for telecommunications poles and conduits. The amendment places a definitive valuation on telephone poles. Copies of the amendment are available in the Sergeant At Arms office, State House Room 318.

Executive session on pending legislation may follow