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Governor Chris Sununu signs several bills Into law, Vetoes 2

On June 1, 2023, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statements regarding SB 45 and SB 50:

Governor Sununu’s Statement Regarding SB 45, relative to National Guard educational benefits:

“Military service is a sacrifice of the whole family, and NH is supporting the men and women of New Hampshire’s National Guard by expanding the transfer of educational benefits to spouses.”

Governor Sununu’s Statement Regarding SB 50, relative to pharmaceutical drug take-back programs:

“Quality patient care comes first, and providing flexibility for staff at long-term care facilities, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities to streamline processes to better focus on residents is key. This bill does just that, allowing caretakers to focus on what matters above all else – the Granite Staters entrusted in their care.”

Governor Sununu signed the following bills into law:

  • SB 12: Relative to the leasing of seasonal camp lots by the Fish and Game Department
  • SB 17: Establishing a gifts and donations account within the fish and game fund
  • SB 18: Relative to the purchase of duck stamps and the suspension or revocation of a license issued by the fish and game commission
  • SB 24: Relative to conferring degree-granting authority to the New England Aeronautical Institute
  • SB 29: Relative to repealing the statute relating to police matrons
  • SB 35: Relative to RSV vaccine administration
  • SB 38: Amending the procedure for issuing a summons instead of an arrest
  • SB 39: Relative to criminal history checks for school transportation monitors
  • SB 43: Relative to a needs assessment for juvenile minors who are residents of New Hampshire
  • SB 45: Relative to national guard educational benefits
  • SB 50: Relative to pharmaceutical drug take back programs
  • SB 77: Relative to changes in school placement for students
  • SB 81: Relative to ignition interlock device preset levels
  • SB 83: Relative to the signature authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or a certified midwife
  • SB 108: Relative to participation of the New Hampshire public defender program in the state employee health insurance plan
  • HB 278: Relative to retirement system employer reports
  • HB 654: Relative to the one-year certificate of teaching eligibility

Governor Sununu vetoed the following bills:

  • SB 51: Creating a commission to study charitable gaming and historical horse races and relative to the moratorium on licensed historical horse racing facilities
  • SB 79: Relative to the participation of customer generators in net energy metering

On June 6, Governor Chris Sununu signed the following 14 bills into law:

  • SB 30: Relative to membership of the New Hampshire council on developmental disabilities
  • SB 52: Relative to the regulation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations
  • SB 87: Relative to nurses for youth camps, organized recreation, and community-sponsored recreation
  • SB 109: Relative to school safety and coordination with law enforcement
  • SB 119: Relative to criminal background checks for charitable games of chance license applicants
  • SB 123: Relative to the adoption of ambient groundwater quality standards by the department of environmental services
  • SB 130: Relative to a court security officer training program
  • SB 135: Relative to alternative dispute resolution in special education
  • SB 146: Relative to the agricultural advisory board
  • SB 174: Relative to veteran’s access to health care
  • SB 179: Relative to eliminating the use of seclusion as a form of punishment or discipline on children in schools and treatment facilities
  • SB 182: Relative to the definition of “way” in driving or operating under the influence of drugs or liquor
  • SB 192: Relative to the hours that Lucky 7 tickets may be sold
  • SB 251: Establishing a committee to study the long-term impact of the New Hampshire adult parole system

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