Bill Text - HB1139 (2008)

Relative to party access to voter information.


Revision: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

HB 1139 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2036

03/04

HOUSE BILL 1139

AN ACT relative to party access to voter information.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills 7; Rep. C. Chase, Hills 2

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill removes gender and year of birth from the list of voter information that the secretary is required to provide to political parties.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2036

03/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to party access to voter information.

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

1 Party Access to Voter Information. Amend RSA 654:46, I to read as follows:

I. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the secretary of state shall, upon request, provide to a party, as defined in RSA 652:11, a list of the name, street address, mailing address, town or city, [gender, year of birth,] voter history, and party affiliation, if any, of every registered voter in the state. In this section, “voter history” means the elections at which the voter voted. The secretary of state may charge a fee of up to $25 plus $0.50 per thousand names or portion thereof in excess of 2,500 plus shipping charges for each copy of the list provided under this section. The secretary of state may provide lists as prescribed in this section on paper, computer disk, computer tape, electronic transfer, or any other form. Fees collected by the secretary of state under this section shall be deposited in the election fund established pursuant to RSA 5:6-d.

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

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