District 04 - Senator David Watters

Senator Watters
Legislative Office Building
Room 101-A
33 North State Street Concord NH  03301
603.271.2104
Staff: Cameron Lapine

52 Total Bills Sponsored by Senator Watters

20 Prime Sponsored Bills
Title: relative to Native American name restoration.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseExecutive Departments and Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
4/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: enabling municipalities to establish a community preservation and resilience program funded in part through a surcharge on real property.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
CONSENT CALENDAR REPORT FILED
Latest Status:
Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to electronic cigarettes and the disposal of electronic cigarette devices.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Commerce
Next/Last Hearing:
2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: (New Title) adopting omnibus legislation on renewable energy and utilities.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseScience, Technology and Energy
Next/Last Hearing:
5/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB100
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) establishing legislative committees to study charitable gaming and to study building a pier over the jetty at Hampton Beach state park for disability access
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseLegislative Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
5/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB131
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) adopting omnibus legislation relative to vehicles, municipal water maintenance certificates, nondriver's picture identification, and firefighter ane emergency medical services decals.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
5/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB146
Bill Docket
Title: adopting omnibus legislation relative to the environment.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE REPORT ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseResources, Recreation and Development
Next/Last Hearing:
4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB151
Bill Docket
Title: relative to renewable energy procurement.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
REPORT FILED
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
3/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

72 Cosponsored Bills
HB118
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the fish and game commission.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseFish and Game and Marine Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB154
Bill Docket
Title: relative to community revitalization tax relief incentives.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Ways and Means
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB328
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the application process for drivers' licenses and relative to privacy of motor vehicle records.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
MISCELLANEOUS
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB396
Bill Docket
Title: relative to credits for certain energy production not issued renewable energy certificates.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
MISCELLANEOUS
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseScience, Technology and Energy
Next/Last Hearing:
2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB398
Bill Docket
Title: making an appropriation to the department of environmental services for funding eligible wastewater projects.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB412
Bill Docket
Title: making an appropriation to the department of environmental services for the purpose of funding public water system projects.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB413
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) establishing a solid waste working group on solid waste management planning, relative to compost, and establishing a statewide solid waste disposal reduction goal.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
CONCURRED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB426
Bill Docket
Title: relative to shoreland septic systems.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseResources, Recreation and Development
Next/Last Hearing:
2/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB516
Bill Docket
Title: allowing voters to vote by absentee ballot.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
MISCELLANEOUS
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB529
Bill Docket
Title: relative to cruelty to a wild animal, fish, or wild bird.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
3/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB541
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the priority of child support payments over other court costs and expenses.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseChildren and Family Law
Next/Last Hearing:
2/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB546
Bill Docket
Title: relative to 911 immunity for reporting that a person has been the victim of a violent crime.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Judiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
4/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB550
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the nonpayment of rent during the state of emergency.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
MISCELLANEOUS
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseJudiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
2/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB618
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the sale and distribution of polystyrene food service products.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
MISCELLANEOUS
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseCommerce and Consumer Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
2/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to one year certificates of eligibility to teach.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title:  relative to roads within the Woodsville Fire District.
General Status:
LAW WITHOUT SIGNATURE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HousePublic Works and Highways
Next/Last Hearing:
5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to the organization of alternative treatment centers.
General Status:
VETOED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseCommerce and Consumer Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: restricting public officers from engaging in certain private dealings.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Executive Departments and Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: modifying the absentee voter registration process, absentee ballot application, and absentee ballot voting process.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: extending unpaid leave benefits to employees for COVID-19 purposes.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Commerce
Next/Last Hearing:
2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to paid sick leave.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Commerce
Next/Last Hearing:
3/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: requiring an employer to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseCommerce and Consumer Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
3/30/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: establishing a commission to develop science-based emissions reduction goals for the state of New Hampshire.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to a state share of retirement system contributions by employers.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: establishing a green building standards initiative as part of the low or moderate income housing loan program and making an appropriation therefor; and establishing a commission to study green housing and utility source options.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: relative to advance directives for health care decisions.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseHealth, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
5/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title:  relative to fees for the services of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: establishing an independent advisory commission on redistricting.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: establishing a broadband matching grant initiative and fund.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: (2nd New Title) relative to establishing a body-worn and in-car camera fund and making an appropriation therefor; amending juvenile delinquency proceedings and transfers to superior court; and establishing committees to study the role and scope of authority of school resource officers and the collection of race and ethnicity data on state identification cards.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseJudiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
5/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB101
Bill Docket
Title: increasing the minimum gross business income required for filing a business profits tax return.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseWays and Means
Next/Last Hearing:
4/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB107
Bill Docket
Title: relative to financial assistance for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseCommerce and Consumer Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
3/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB110
Bill Docket
Title: relative to animals in motor vehicles.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
LAID ON TABLE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseCriminal Justice and Public Safety
Next/Last Hearing:
4/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB113
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the alternative compliance payments for renewable energy obligations not met through the purchase of renewable energy credits.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseScience, Technology and Energy
Next/Last Hearing:
5/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB115
Bill Docket
Title: establishing greenhouse gas emission reduction goals for the state and establishing a climate action plan.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB118
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the property tax relief act of 2021.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB128
Bill Docket
Title: relative to a temporary change to operator compensation under the meals and rooms tax.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Ways and Means
Next/Last Hearing:
2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB135
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the calculation of the cost of an opportunity for an adequate education
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB136
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the state minimum hourly rate.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Commerce
Next/Last Hearing:
3/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB138
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to the definition of an "investment metal contract".
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseCommerce and Consumer Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
4/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB144
Bill Docket
Title: relative to child care scholarships.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
REPORT FILED
Latest Status:
Senate Health and Human Services
Next/Last Hearing:
2/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB145
Bill Docket
Title: relative to a temporary change in the formula for school funding.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
REPORT FILED
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
2/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB150
Bill Docket
Title: establishing a dental benefit under the state Medicaid program.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
2/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Title: reaffirming friendship between New Hampshire and Taiwan, encouraging the enhancement of bilateral trade relations, and supporting Taiwan in the international community.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Next/Last Hearing: