Bill Text - HB580 (2011)

(2nd New Title) establishing a committee to study collective bargaining by public employees.


Revision: June 3, 2011, midnight

CHAPTER 101

HB 580-FN-LOCAL – FINAL VERSION

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HOUSE BILL 580-FN-LOCAL

AN ACT establishing a committee to study collective bargaining by public employees.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills 7; Rep. Hawkins, Hills 18; Sen. White, Dist 9

COMMITTEE: Special Committee on Public Employee Pensions Reform

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study collective bargaining by public employees.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT establishing a committee to study collective bargaining by public employees.

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

101:1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study collective bargaining by public employees.

101:2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b) Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

101:3 Duties. The committee shall study matters as it deems necessary related to public employer collective bargaining agreements with public employees under RSA 273-A.

101:4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

101:5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before December 1, 2011.

101:6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: May 27, 2011

Effective Date: May 27, 2011

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