SB162 (2005) Detail

Increasing the appropriation to the firemen's relief fund.


SB 162-FN-A – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0969

01/09

SENATE BILL 162-FN-A

AN ACT increasing the appropriation to the firemen’s relief fund.

SPONSORS: Sen. Gallus, Dist 1; Sen. Odell, Dist 8; Sen. Green, Dist 6; Sen. Kenney, Dist 3; Sen. Boyce, Dist 4; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Rep. Currier, Merr 5; Rep. Russell, Belk 6; Rep. Tholl, Coos 2; Rep. Theberge, Coos 4; Rep. H. Richardson, Coos 2

COMMITTEE: Finance

ANALYSIS

This bill increases the amount of money set apart from the taxes imposed by RSA 400-A for the firemen’s relief fund.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0969

01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT increasing the appropriation to the firemen’s relief fund.

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

1 Insurance; Firemen’s Relief Fund; Amount Increased. Amend RSA 402:66 to read as follows:

402:66 Relief Fund. [Six] Forty thousand dollars of the amount received as the taxes imposed by RSA 400-A shall annually be set apart by the state treasurer, and kept distinct from all other funds, and shall be known as the firemen’s relief fund.

2 Firemen’s Relief Fund; Amount Increased. Amend RSA 402:67 to read as follows:

402:67 Expenditure. Such fund, in the month of May after its receipt, shall be paid over, upon the order of the governor, to the treasurer of the New Hampshire State Firemen’s Association, as trustee, and shall be devoted to, and paid out for, the relief of any fireman injured or disabled in the discharge of his duty as fireman, who is a member in good standing in any regularly organized town or city fire company in this state belonging to said association and who is himself a member of said association, and for the relief of the dependent parent, surviving spouse or children of such fireman whose death was occasioned by injuries received in the line of his duty as a fireman; said sum of [$6,000] $40,000 to be in full for any appropriation for any one year.

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

LBAO

05-0969

12/29/04

SB 162-FN-A - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT increasing the appropriation to the firemen’s relief fund.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Insurance Department has determined this bill will increase state general fund expenditures by $34,000 in FY 2006 and each year thereafter. There will be no fiscal impact on county and local expenditures or state, county, and local revenues.

METHODOLOGY:

The Insurance Department stated current firemen’s fund statute requires $6,000 per year of revenues received under RSA 400-A be deposited into the firemen’s fund. This bill will increase the amount deposited in the firemen’s fund to $40,000 and increase general fund expenditures by $34,000 per year.

Links

SB162 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

SB162 Revision: 9217 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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