HB122 (2005) Detail

Relative to airing general court sessions on local government access channels.


HB 122-FN-LOCAL – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0291

08/10

HOUSE BILL 122-FN-LOCAL

AN ACT relative to airing general court sessions on local government access channels.

SPONSORS: Rep. Infantine, Hills 13

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill requires local government access channels to broadcast general court sessions if requested by a member of the general court.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0291

08/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to airing general court sessions on local government access channels.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Broadcasting General Court Sessions. Amend RSA 53-C by inserting after section 5 the following new section:

53-C:6 General Court Sessions. A municipality operating a local government access channel shall air sessions of the general court in a timely manner and at reasonable times if requested by a member of the general court who represents constituents within the area serviced by the local government access channel. The member of the general court who makes the request shall provide a prerecorded copy of the general court session in a format and on media of the local government access channel’s choosing.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

LBAO

05-0291

12/15/04

HB 122-FN-LOCAL - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT relative to airing general court sessions on local government access channels.

FISCAL IMPACT:

    The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2009.

Links

HB122 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB122 Revision: 8615 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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