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: May 28, 2009, midnight

HB 167 – AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

24Mar2009… 0041h

05/27/09 1911s

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, and relative to bingo games.

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 allows the board to adopt rules for disciplinary standards and sanctions relating to assessing officials. The bill also repeals a prospective amendment on total value of bingo game prizes and the limit on bingo hall capacity for raffles to be held in conjunction with bingo games.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

05/27/09 1911s

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, and relative to bingo games.

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 Repeal. The following are repealed:

I. 2007, 280:2, relative to prospectively reducing the maximum value of prizes for certain bingo games.

II. 2007, 280:5, I, relative to the effective date of 2007, 280:2.

III. RSA 287-A:9, relative to the hall capacity requirements for raffles to be held in conjunction with bingo games.

4 Effective Date.

I. Section 3 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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