Bill Text - HB167 (2009)

(New Title) relative to the guidelines for revaluations used by the assessing standards board, and the adoption of rules for disciplinary standards for assessing officials.


Revision: March 26, 2009, midnight

HB 167 – AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

24Mar2009… 0041h

2009 SESSION

09-0455

10/09

HOUSE BILL 167

AN ACT relative to the guidelines for revaluations used by the assessing standards board, and the adoption of rules for disciplinary standards for assessing officials.

SPONSORS: Rep. Stohl, Coos 1; Rep. Patten, Carr 4; Rep. Schmidt, Straf 4

COMMITTEE: Local and Regulated Revenues

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill updates the authority for the assessing standards board in establishing guidelines for revaluations used in the assessment review process. The bill also allows the board to adopt rules for disciplinary standards and sanctions relating to assessing officials

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24Mar2009… 0041h

09-0455

10/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT relative to the guidelines for revaluations used by the assessing standards board, and the adoption of rules for disciplinary standards for assessing officials.

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

1 Assessing Standards Board; Powers and Duties; Guidelines fro Revaluations. Amend RSA 21-J:14-b, I(c) to read as follows:

(c) The establishment of guidelines for revaluations [by July 1, 2006] based on the [2005] most recent edition of USPAP Standard 6. The department of revenue administration shall in its assessment review process incorporate these guidelines and report its findings to the assessing standards board and the municipality, in accordance with RSA 21-J:11-a, II. These guidelines shall be reported to the assessing standards board for all reviews conducted on or after the April 1, 2006 assessment year. These guidelines shall be incorporated in the assessment review process for all reviews conducted on or after the April 1, 2007 assessment year.

2 Assessing Standards Board; Sanctions. Amend RSA 21-J:14-b, I-a (a), to read as follows:

(a) (1) The establishment of the following standards for assessing officials:

(A) Certification standards;

(B) Continuing education [, and] standards;

(C) Revocation [and], suspension, and other disciplinary standards [for assessing officials] and sanctions.

(2) The department of revenue administration shall be responsible for the enforcement of [those] the standards adopted under subparagraph (a)(1).

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

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