HB276 (2005) Detail

Relative to nominations by nomination papers.


HB 276 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0810

03/09

HOUSE BILL 276

AN ACT relative to nominations by nomination papers.

SPONSORS: Rep. Mulholland, Graf 10

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill reduces the number of nomination papers that must be submitted by candidates for certain offices.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0810

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to nominations by nomination papers.

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

1 Nomination by Nomination Papers; Number. Amend RSA 655:42, I-II to read as follows:

I. It shall require the names of 3,000 registered voters, 1,500 from each United States congressional district in the state, to nominate by nomination papers a candidate for president[,] or vice-president[, United States senator, or governor].

II. It shall require the names of [1,500] 200 registered voters to nominate by nomination papers a candidate for United States senator or governor; 100 to nominate a candidate for United States representative; [750] 50 to nominate a candidate for executive councilor or county officer; 20 to nominate a candidate for state senator; and [150] 5 to nominate a candidate for state representative [or county officer].

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

Links

HB276 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB276 Revision: 8748 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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