Bill Text - HB213 (2005)

Relative to nomination of officers in the house of representatives.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

HB 213 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0090

10/09

HOUSE BILL 213

AN ACT relative to nomination of officers in the house of representatives.

SPONSORS: Rep. Itse, Rock 9

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the nomination of a majority leader for the house of representatives by members of the majority party and approval by the speaker of the house. The majority leader may then nominate other majority officers.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0090

10/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to nomination of officers in the house of representatives.

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

1 New Section; Legislative Officers; Majority Leader. Amend RSA 14 by inserting after section 2-b the following new section:

14:2-c Majority Leader of the House of Representatives; Majority Officers. A plurality of the members of the majority party shall nominate a member to be the majority leader of the house of representatives, subject to approval and appointment by the speaker of the house. The majority leader may then nominate other majority officers of the house of representatives, subject to approval and appointment by the speaker of the house.

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

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