Chart: Business bills to watch in 2014


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Bill #

Title

Sponsor

AGRICULTURE

S-2796

 

Relative to the definition of "agritourism.”

Bob Odell

H-2235

HB1464

Exempting New Hampshire agricultural products produced, sold, and consumed in New Hampshire from the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act.

Guy Comtois

CORPORATIONS AND LAW

H-2165

HB1215

Relative to the rights of franchisees.

Patrick Abrami

S-2747

SB303

Relative to bad faith assertions of patent infringement.

Sharon Carson

H-2543

HB1166

Relative to fines imposed on corporations for criminal activity.

Timothy Smith

H-2544

HB1332

Relative to monetary judgments in class-action civil suits under the Consumer Protection Act.

Timothy Smith

EDUCATION

H-2294

HB1478

Relative to state licensing and oversight of child care agencies.

Mark Warden

S-2634

SB221

Relative to private postsecondary career schools.

Nancy Stiles

HEALTH

H-2399

HB1294

Requiring that all providers be allowed to participate in the health exchange.

Bill Nelson

S-2699

 

Relative to the Medicaid enhancement tax.

Bob Odell

S-2601

 

Requiring an insurer participating in the health exchange to include access to a hospital in each county of the state.

David Pierce

H-2840

HB1614

Relative to pharmacy benefit cards.

Donna Schlachman

H-2535

HB1328

Relative to licensure of insurance exchange navigators.

Emily Sandblade

S-2720

 

Relative to certain health care data.

Jeb Bradley

H-2837

HB1613

Relative to payment of the Medicaid enhancement tax.

Mary Jane Wallner

H-2472

HB1612

Relative to health insurance cost-reduction incentives.

Neal Kurk

S-2778

 

Requiring the insurance department to hold public hearings before approval of products to be sold on the health exchange.

Sam Cataldo

H-2498

HB1541

Allowing health insurance policies to be sold without mandates.

William O'Brien

LABOR

S-2735

SB302

Relative to public or private criticism of employers by employees.

David Pierce

S-2806

SB295

Prohibiting an employer from using credit history in employment decisions.

Donna Soucy

H-2385

HB1571

Relative to breastfeeding.

Edward Butler

H-2036

HB1368

Relative to inquiries into criminal records on employment applications.

Frank Heffron

H-2548

HB1334

Relative to contributions to charities by employees.

Gary Daniels

H-2447

HB1499

Making changes in the maximum weekly benefit amount of unemployment compensation.

Jeffrey Goley

H-2448

HB1592

Relative to requiring prevailing wages on state-funded public works projects.

Jeffrey Goley

H-2039

HB1407

Relative to privacy in the workplace.

Katherine Rogers

H-2506

HB1355

Relative to unemployment compensation for self-employed individuals.

Kevin St.James

S-2599

SB204

Relative to medical conditions covered by workers' compensation.

Lou D'Allesandro

S-2787

 

Repealing the requirement for notice of non-compete and non-piracy agreements prior to the start of employment.

Peter Bragdon

H-2167

HB1405

Prohibiting an employer from using credit history in employment decisions.

Robert Cushing

H-2449

HB1403

Establishing a state minimum hourly wage.

Sally Kelly

S-2609

SB207

Relative to paycheck equity.

Sylvia Larsen

REAL ESTATE, CONSTRUCTION

S-2645

SB228

Relative to notice of changes to zoning and historic districts.

Jeb Bradley

H-2296

HB1143

Relative to the New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination.

Lynne Ober

H-2163

HB1214

Relative to grounds for termination of tenancy.

Mark Warden

H-2293

HB1258

Relative to fill and dredge permitting applications.

Shannon Chandley

H-2461

HB1532

Relative to notification of radon level prior to sale or lease of property.

Susan Almy

RETAIL, HOSPITALITY

H-2567

HB1344

Relative to the disposal of sharps waste by retail establishments.

Andrew White

S-2826

SB321

Relative to motorist service signs.

Peggy Gilmour

H-2272

HB1570

Establishing a paint stewardship program.

Scott Burns

TAXES

H-2288

HB1475

Relative to expanding the research and development tax credit against the business profits tax to be a reinvestment tax credit.

Daniel Itse

H-2174

HB1509

Relative to including nonprofit charitable enterprises in the business enterprise tax and lowering the rate of the tax.

David Hess

S-2736

SB312

Establishing a job creation credit against the business profits tax and the business enterprise tax for small businesses increasing employment in New Hampshire.

David Pierce

S-2771

SB327

Relative to economic revitalization zone tax credits.

David Watters

S-2683

SB255

Establishing an innovation business tax incentive program and credit against interest and dividend taxes.

Sylvia Larsen

TRANSPORTATION

H-2266

HB1142

Relative to the road toll for alternative fuels.

Candace Bouchard

S-2595

 

Establishing road toll fees for electric and hybrid electric vehicles.

David Watters

H-2061

HB1374

Repealing the priority status of the widening of I-93 from Manchester to the Massachusetts border in the state of New Hampshire 10-year transportation improvement plan.

John Cloutier

H-2021

HB1366

Relative to exemptions from seasonal weight restrictions on roads.

Leon Rideout

UTILITIES

S-2664

 

Relative to New Hampshire cable franchises.

Bob Odell

H-2417

HB1602

Relative to the divestiture of PSNH assets.

David Borden

H-2115

HB1443

Relative to renewable portfolio standards.

Jack Flanagan

S-2721

SB281

Relative to the siting of wind turbines.

Jeb Bradley

S-2688

SB258

Permitting the Public Utilities Commission to authorize a telephone company to permanently discontinue its service.

Jeff Woodburn

H-2478

HB1314

Relative to approval of a telecommunication utility merger, consolidation, reorganization, or sale by the Public Utilities Commission.

Linda DiSilvestro

S-2703

SB268

Relative to allocations from the energy efficiency fund.

Martha Fuller Clark

H-2492

HB1540

Relative to least cost integrated resource plans filed by an electric utility.

Robert Backus

H-2454

HB1310

Allowing towns and cities to terminate the application of the property tax exemption for water and air pollution control facilities within the town or city.

Robert Cushing

 

 

*This is an incomplete list of some of the business-related legislative service requests submitted by senators and House members in the next legislative session. Not all of these LSRs may be filed as bills.

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