Current Legislation Monitoring
Legislation currently being monitored by the Council.
SB30 membership of the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities
This bill allows for the Council to meet its federal membership requirements of 9 agency seats as well as 60% membership of individuals who have lived experience with disabilities.
HB61 teaching on discrimination in the public schools and public workplaces
This bill ensures that no law can be enacted which would restrict teachers from teaching the historical or current experiences of any group that is protected from discrimination, including people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
HB136 requiring DHHS to consent with advisory councils prior to department rulemaking
This bill requires the department of health and human services seek authorization from the advisory council prior to adopting departmental rules, ensuring that people with lived experience of developmental disabilities have input around decisions that affect their lives directly.
HB238 the role of quality control and the developmental disability service system
This bill requires the department of health and human services to seek out and receive input from the developmental quality control council, ensuring that people with lived experience of developmental disabilities have input around decisions that affect their lives directly.
HB254 remote participation in public meetings
This bill would allow for those with developmental disabilities who cannot be physically present at meetings to be equally active members of local public bodies.
HB299-FN prohibiting discrimination in medical care
This bill ensures that no one can be denied appropriate medical care or resources based on their disability.
HB446 participation in the education freedom accounts program by students with disabilities
This bill ensures that parents of students with disabilities receive notice that participation in the Education Freedom Account program is a parental placement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), along with an explanation of the rights that parentally placed students possess and waive under IDEA and any applicable state laws.
HB467-FN public playground accessibility
This bill mandates that public playgrounds in use be equipped with solid rubber or rubber composite surfacing to increase accessibility of equipment. This will give equal access to playgrounds for children, parents, school staff, and other caregivers who have disabilities that impact their mobility in certain environments.
HB469-FN prohibiting discrimination against tenants holding certain vouchers for purposes of renting dwellings
This bill ensures that renters with disabilities who access the Housing Choice Voucher Program cannot be denied tenancy.
HB560-FN-A establishing a contact person notification program to assist law enforcement personnel who have contact with a person with mental or physical disabilities and making an appropriation therefor
This bill requires the state police to establish a contact person notification program to assist law enforcement personnel who have contact with a person with mental or physical disabilities.
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