HB142 (2005) Detail

Establishing a commission to study changing the local property tax abatement procedures.


HB 142 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0174

10/01

HOUSE BILL 142

AN ACT establishing a commission to study changing the local property tax abatement procedures.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cady, Rock 1; Rep. Bicknell, Rock 1; Rep. Souza, Hills 11; Rep. Cataldo, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a commission to study changing the local property tax abatement procedures.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0174

10/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT establishing a commission to study changing the local property tax abatement procedures.

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

1 Commission Established. There is established a commission to study changing the local property tax abatement procedures.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(c) One person from the department of revenue administration, community services division, appointed by the commissioner of the department of revenue administration.

(d) Three public members who are not property assessors, appointed by the governor.

II. Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

3 Duties. The commission shall study changing the local property tax abatement procedures to determine whether a revised process would be simpler and faster.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate president, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2005.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB142 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB142 Revision: 8634 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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