HB112 (2007) Detail

Relative to the method of depositing a ballot.


HB 112 – AS INRODUCED

2007 SESSION

07-0071

03/05

HOUSE BILL 112

AN ACT relative to the method of depositing a ballot.

SPONSORS: Rep. Buco, Carr 1; Rep. Claudia Chase, Hills 2

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the voter to deposit the ballot into the ballot box.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

07-0071

03/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seven

AN ACT relative to the method of depositing a ballot.

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

1 Voting Procedure; Folding and Depositing Ballot. Amend RSA 659:23, I to read as follows:

I. Before leaving the voting booth, the voter shall fold [his] the ballot in the same way it was folded when received by [him] the voter and shall keep it folded so that the marks on it cannot be seen. [He] The voter shall then proceed to the checkout table and shall announce his or her name to the town clerk who shall repeat the name and place a mark beside it on [his] the checklist. The voter shall then present [his] the ballot with the official endorsement uppermost to the moderator [who shall then] and deposit the ballot in the ballot box.

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

Links

HB112 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB112 Revision: 10440 Date: Jan. 11, 2010, midnight

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