District 08 - Senator Ruth Ward

Senator Ward
State House
Room 302
107 North Main Street Concord NH  03301
603.271.2609
Staff: Marie Marston

60 Total Bills Sponsored by Senator Ward

5 Prime Sponsored Bills
Title: adopting omnibus legislation on chartered public schools.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB234
Bill Docket
Title: requiring student identification cards to include the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB238
Bill Docket
Title: relative to special education services in chartered public schools.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB284
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the treatment of glaucoma.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseExecutive Departments and Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB307
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to the issuance of safe boater education certificates and commercial driving instruction.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
3/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

55 Cosponsored Bills
CACR36
Bill Docket
Title: residency for the purpose of voting. Providing that only residents of the state may vote in elections.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
LAID ON TABLE
Latest Status:
Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
1/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

Title: establishing the Richard "Dick" Hinch education freedom account program.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
LAID ON TABLE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB110
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the distribution of adequate education grants.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
3/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB549
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to the system benefits charge and the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
CONCURRED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB597
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the expectation of privacy.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
INTERIM STUDY
Latest Status:
Senate Judiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
3/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB613
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to state aid to school districts with special education pupils and relative to pooled risk management for unanticipated special education cost recovery.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
3/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

HB624
Bill Docket
Title: (Second New Title) relative to site evaluation committee monitoring and enforcement responsibilities, and relative to net energy metering by hydroelectric generators.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
NONCONCURRED REQUEST CONFERENCE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
3/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1074
Bill Docket
Title: relative to notice to a chartered public school of a special education services meeting.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
3/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1132
Bill Docket
Title: relative to applications for a charter conversion school.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONCURRED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
3/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1141
Bill Docket
Title: relative to special education services for children in chartered public schools.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
2/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1212
Bill Docket
Title: relative to charges for chartered public school transportation.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1218
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the merger of Granite State college with the university of New Hampshire.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
3/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1262
Bill Docket
Title: commemorating the 250th anniversary of the Pine Tree Riot.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseExecutive Departments and Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1274
Bill Docket
Title: establishing a committee to study the solid waste practices of state agencies.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseExecutive Departments and Administration
Next/Last Hearing:
2/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1300
Bill Docket
Title: making an appropriation to fund the Ash Landfill in Newport.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1382
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the presumption of shared parenting in the determination of parental rights and responsibilities.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Judiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1402
Bill Docket
Title: relative to inclusion of chartered public schools in school district bond issuance votes.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
2/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1428
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the provision of special education services by chartered public schools.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1434
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the availability of school curriculum materials.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
INTERIM STUDY
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
3/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1499
Bill Docket
Title: relative to chartered public school eligibility for state school building aid.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1525
Bill Docket
Title: establishing a county nursing home capital reserve fund.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseWays and Means
Next/Last Hearing:
1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1577
Bill Docket
Title: relative to exemptions from prosecution for victims of human trafficking.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
Senate Judiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
3/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1665
Bill Docket
Title: establishing a municipal road and bridge disaster relief fund.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseMunicipal and County Government
Next/Last Hearing:
1/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1671
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the content of an adequate education.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONCURRED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

HB1679
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the dissolution and repeal of cooperative school districts.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INTERIM STUDY
Senate Status:
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
1/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Title: allowing the preprocessing of absentee ballots for certain 2021 elections and allowing for the postponement of annual town meetings in calendar year 2021 where concerns exist during the COVID-19 health emergency.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
1/22/2021 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::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

SB236
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) establishing a committee to study New Hampshire teacher shortages and recruitment incentives, and relative to defining secondary school grades for teacher loan forgiveness programs.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB240
Bill Docket
Title: apportioning state senate districts.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
REPORT FILED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseSpecial Committee on Redistricting
Next/Last Hearing:
4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB241
Bill Docket
Title: apportioning executive council districts.
General Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseSpecial Committee on Redistricting
Next/Last Hearing:
4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB242
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the disqualification of certain persons from performing the duties of an election official.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB247
Bill Docket
Title: relative to broadband infrastructure bonds.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INTERIM STUDY
Latest Status:
Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB256
Bill Docket
Title: establishing a committee to study the feasibility of replacing the site evaluation committee.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseScience, Technology and Energy
Next/Last Hearing:
4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB271
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the Burgess BioPower facility.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB273
Bill Docket
Title: relative to broadband infrastructure funding.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseMunicipal and County Government
Next/Last Hearing:
4/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB289
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to glucagon administration and relative to the dispenser report under the controlled drug prescription health and safety program.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseHealth, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
Next/Last Hearing:
4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB302
Bill Docket
Title: establishing the personal privacy protection act.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Judiciary
Next/Last Hearing:
4/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB309
Bill Docket
Title: authorizing certain organizations to issue decal plates.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB310
Bill Docket
Title: relative to license plate scanning.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB328
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the date of the state primary election.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB348
Bill Docket
Title: relative to political expenditures and contributions.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
4/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB352
Bill Docket
Title: relative to substitute teacher criminal history records check.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB353
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the education professional standards board.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Education
Next/Last Hearing:
4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB365
Bill Docket
Title: relative to absentee ballot outer envelopes.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB381
Bill Docket
Title: establishing an office of the advocate for special education.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Senate Status:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Latest Status:
Senate Finance
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB386
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the determination of state adequate education grants and chartered public school tuition amounts.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB394
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to the definition of a child with a disability under special education laws and providing funding for special education costs for students over age 21 to age 22.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB402
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to financial assistance for municipalities affected by disasters.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
4/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB410
Bill Docket
Title: (New Title) relative to public comment periods at school district meetings and meetings of the state board of education.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB421
Bill Docket
Title: relative to dual and concurrent enrollment for career and technical education center students.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseEducation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB422
Bill Docket
Title: establishing an adult dental benefit under the state Medicaid program.
General Status:
PASSED
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Senate Status:
CONCURRED
Latest Status:
HouseFinance
Next/Last Hearing:
4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB425
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the establishment of an election information portal.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED
Latest Status:
HouseElection Law
Next/Last Hearing:
4/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB429
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the site evaluation committee.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
PASSED/ADOPTED
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseScience, Technology and Energy
Next/Last Hearing:
4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB437
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the additional municipal fee for transportation improvements.
General Status:
SENATE
House Status::
Senate Status:
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Latest Status:
Senate Ways and Means
Next/Last Hearing:
1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

SB449
Bill Docket
Title: relative to the retention of social security numbers by the division of motor vehicles.
General Status:
HOUSE
House Status::
INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE
Senate Status:
PASSED/ADOPTED WITH AMENDMENT
Latest Status:
HouseTransportation
Next/Last Hearing:
4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM