Bill Text - HB1150 (2010)

Removing certain references to nomination for the office of vice-president.


Revision: April 1, 2010, midnight

HB 1150 – VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

2010 SESSION

10-2166

03/01

HOUSE BILL 1150

AN ACT removing certain references to nomination for the office of vice-president.

SPONSORS: Rep. Horrigan, Straf 7

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill removes certain references to nomination for the office of vice-president.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2166

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT removing certain references to nomination for the office of vice-president.

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

1 Declaration of Intent. Amend RSA 655:17-b to read as follows:

655:17-b Declaration of Intent; Presidential [and Vice-Presidential] Candidates Who File Nomination Papers.

I. Declarations of intent for each candidate for president [and vice-president] who seeks nomination by nomination papers shall be in the form provided in paragraph II. Declarations of intent required by this section shall be filed with the secretary of state, signed by the candidate, and notarized by a notary public.

II. I, _________________, declare that I am domiciled in the city (or town or unincorporated place) of _________________, county of _________________, state of __________, and am a qualified voter therein; that I intend to be a candidate for the office of [_____________] president to be chosen at the general election to be held on the ______ day of _________________; and I intend to file nomination papers by the deadline established under RSA 655:43. I further declare that, if qualified as a candidate for said office, I shall not withdraw; and that, if elected, I shall be qualified for and shall assume the duties of said office.

2 Nomination Papers. Amend RSA 655:53 to read as follows:

655:53 By Nomination Papers. Candidates for president [and vice-president] may be nominated by nomination papers as provided in RSA 655:40 through 655:45.

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

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