HB120 (2007) Detail

Relative to extending polling hours.


CHAPTER 8

HB 120 – FINAL VERSION

2007 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 120

AN ACT relative to extending polling hours.

SPONSORS: Rep. M. Smith, Straf 7; Rep. Wall, Straf 7; Rep. Clemons, Hills 24; Rep. Theberge, Coos 4; Rep. Kaen, Straf 7

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes an alternative procedure that towns may follow to extend polling hours.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seven

AN ACT relative to extending polling hours.

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

8:1 New Paragraph; Change of Polling Hours in Towns. Amend RSA 659:4-a by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV. As an alternative to the procedures established in paragraphs I-III, the governing body of a town may extend the hours of polling in the town, provided that no extension of the hours of polling adopted under this paragraph shall take effect sooner than 60 days after its adoption. Any reduction of the hours of polling adopted under this paragraph shall conform to the provisions of paragraphs I-III.

8:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 2, 2007

Effective Date: July 1, 2007

Links

HB120 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB120 Revision: 10447 Date: Jan. 11, 2010, midnight

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