Bill Text - SB33 (2009)

Allowing lobbyists and those connected with lobbyists to sit on committees established by the judicial branch.


Revision: June 25, 2009, midnight

SB 33 – VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

20May2009… 1601h

06/24/09 2183CofC

2009 SESSION

09-0943

05/10

SENATE BILL 33

AN ACT allowing lobbyists and those connected with lobbyists to sit on committees established by the judicial branch.

SPONSORS: Sen. Reynolds, Dist 2

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Veterans’ Affairs

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill allows lobbyists and those connected with lobbyists to sit on committees established by the judicial branch, provided that the committees do not deal with rules of court or rules of procedure related to litigated matters.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20May2009… 1601h

06/24/09 2183CofC

09-0943

05/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT allowing lobbyists and those connected with lobbyists to sit on committees established by the judicial branch.

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

1 Restrictions on Simultaneous Employment and Public Service; Service on Committees Established by Judicial Branch Permitted. Amend RSA 21-G:25, III (e) and (f) to read as follows:

(e) Ownership of publicly-traded stock; [or]

(f) A public employee, appointee, or volunteer's personal application for any license, permit, or ruling from a state agency[.]; or

(g) Service on a multi-branch commission, committee, board, or similar governmental entity, established by the judicial branch, provided that no lobbyist or member of a law firm which employs a lobbyist shall be eligible to serve on any such commission, committee, board, or similar governmental entity, including an advisory committee or commission, which has to do with the rules of court or rules of procedure relating to litigated matters.

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

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