HB1193 (2006) Detail

Directing the secretary of state to remove certain language from the text of Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire constitution.


HB 1193-FN – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2347

05/01

HOUSE BILL 1193-FN

AN ACT directing the secretary of state to remove certain language from the text of Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire constitution.

SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr 9; Rep. L. Christiansen, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill directs the secretary of state to remove certain language from the text of Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire constitution.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2347

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT directing the secretary of state to remove certain language from the text of Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire constitution.

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

1 Purpose. The general court finds the language now appearing in Article 73-a, Part II of the New Hampshire constitution, to wit “force and effect of law,” was not on the ballot when offered to the people for ratification, hence was not ratified by the people. Therefore, the general court hereby directs the secretary of state to take the action specified in section 2 of this act.

2 Secretary of State; Amend Constitutional Language. The secretary of state shall remove from all existing publications of the New Hampshire constitution the phrase “force and effect of law” in Part II, Article 73-a, as such language was not ratified by the people.

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

LBAO

06-2347

10/12/05

HB 1193-FN - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT directing the secretary of state to remove certain language from the text of Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire constitution.

FISCAL IMPACT:

      The Department of State indicates this bill will increase state expenditures by an indeterminable amount in FY 2006 and each year thereafter. There will be no fiscal impact on state, county, and local revenue or county and local expenditures.

METHODOLOGY:

    The Department states this bill would require them to remove the phrase “force and effect of law” in Part II, Article 73-a from all existing publications of the New Hampshire constitution. The Department states this bill would increase state expenditures by an indeterminable amount in order to replace all publications that currently contain this phrase.

Links

HB1193 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1193 Revision: 9472 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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