HB1189 (2010) Detail

Relative to the affidavit of qualifications for candidates.


HB 1189 – AS INTRODUCED

2010 SESSION

10-2133

03/09

HOUSE BILL 1189

AN ACT relative to the affidavit of qualifications for candidates.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hikel, Hills 7

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill clarifies the affidavit of qualifications for candidates.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2133

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT relative to the affidavit of qualifications for candidates.

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

1 Affidavit of Qualifications of Candidates. Amend RSA 655:29 to read as follows:

655:29 Qualifications of Candidates. The form of the affidavit provided for in RSA 655:28 shall be the following:

I. (For use by candidate for governor): I, ___________________, candidate for the office of governor, hereby swear (or affirm) that I have been domiciled in the state of New Hampshire for at least 7 years immediately preceding the election for which I am a candidate, that I am a registered voter, that I will be at least 30 years of age on the day of [said] the general or special election, that I am not a candidate for incompatible offices as defined in RSA 655:10, and that I am not a federal employee.

II. (For use by candidate for councilor): I, ___________________, candidate for the office of councilor from the ___________________ district, hereby swear (or affirm) that I have been domiciled in the state of New Hampshire for at least 7 years immediately preceding the election for which I am a candidate, that I am now domiciled in councilor district no. __________ at the present time, that I will be at least 30 years of age on the day of [said] the general or special election, that I am not a candidate for incompatible offices as defined in RSA 655:10, and that I am not a federal employee.

III. (For use by candidate for state senate): I, ________________, candidate for the office of senator from the __________ district, hereby swear (or affirm) that I have been domiciled in the state of New Hampshire for at least 7 years immediately preceding the election for which I am a candidate, that my domicile is in senatorial district no. _______________ at the present time, that I will be at least 30 years of age on the day of [said] the general or special election, and that I am not a candidate for incompatible offices as defined in RSA 655:10, and that I am not a federal employee.

IV. (For use by candidate for state representative): I, _______________, candidate for the office of representative from district no. __________ of __________ county, hereby swear (or affirm) that I have been domiciled in the state of New Hampshire for at least 2 years immediately preceding the election for which I am a candidate, that I am now domiciled in district no. ____________ of ___________ county, the district I seek to represent, that I will be at least 18 years of age on the day of [said] the general or special election, that I am not a candidate for incompatible offices as defined in RSA 655:10, and that I am not a federal employee. I further recognize that, if elected, I will serve as a delegate to the county convention.

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

Links

HB1189 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1189 Revision: 15074 Date: Dec. 10, 2009, midnight

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