HB119 (2009) Detail

Establishing a commission to consider the feasibility of adopting the Atlantic Daylight Savings Plan.


HB 119 – AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0797

05/01

HOUSE BILL 119

AN ACT establishing a commission to consider the feasibility of adopting the Atlantic Daylight Savings Plan.

SPONSORS: Rep. McEachern, Rock 16; Rep. Splaine, Rock 16

COMMITTEE: Commerce

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a commission to consider the feasibility of adopting Atlantic Daylight Savings Time from June 15 to September 15 of each year.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0797

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT establishing a commission to consider the feasibility of adopting the Atlantic Daylight Savings Plan.

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

1 Commission Established. There is established a commission to consider the feasibility of adopting Atlantic Daylight Savings Time from June 15 to September 15 of each year.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a) One member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(c) The commissioner of the department of resources and economic development, or designee.

(d) One representative of the tourism industry, appointed by the governor.

(e) One representative of the New Hampshire Golf Association, nominated by the association and appointed by the governor.

II. Members of the commission shall serve without compensation, except that legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

3 Duties. The commission shall consider the feasibility, costs, and benefits of adopting Atlantic Daylight Savings Time in the state of New Hampshire between June 15 and September 15 of each year.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2009.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB119 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB119 Revision: 12441 Date: Jan. 12, 2009, midnight

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