HB516 (2005) Detail

Relative to general qualifications for elective office.


HB 516 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0087

03/01

HOUSE BILL 516

AN ACT relative to general qualifications for elective office.

SPONSORS: Rep. Itse, Rock 9; Rep. Bicknell, Rock 1; Rep. Buhlman, Hills 27; Rep. Cataldo, Straf 3; Rep. Ingbretson, Graf 5

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill modifies the law requiring persons holding elective office in the state to be citizens of the United States.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0087

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to general qualifications for elective office.

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

1 Elections; Nominations; General Qualifications; Citizenship. Amend RSA 655:1 to read as follows:

655:1 Citizenship. To hold any elective office in the state, a person must be a citizen of the United States of America, either by birth or by naturalization. Any person born or naturalized a citizen of the United States and who resides in the state of New Hampshire shall be a citizen of the sovereign state of New Hampshire.

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

Links

HB516 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB516 Revision: 8959 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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