HB161 (2005) Detail

Relative to vacancies in the office of United States senator.


HB 161 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0809

03/01

HOUSE BILL 161

AN ACT relative to vacancies in the office of United States senator.

SPONSORS: Rep. Wendelboe, Belk 1

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the consent of the council for a temporary appointment by the governor to fill a vacancy in the office of United States senator.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0809

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to vacancies in the office of United States senator.

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

1 Elections; Vacancies Among Public Officers; United States Senator; Consent of the Council Added. Amend RSA 661:5 to read as follows:

661:5 United States Senator. If a vacancy occurs in the office of United States senator, the governor, with the consent of the council, shall fill the vacancy by temporary appointment until the next state general election, when a senator shall be elected for the unexpired term.

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

Links

HB161 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB161 Revision: 8650 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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