Bill Text - HB1343 (2012)

Prohibiting employees of parties and political committees from running for state office.


Revision: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

HB 1343 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1343

AN ACT prohibiting employees of parties and political committees from running for state office.

SPONSORS: Rep. Vaillancourt, Hills 15; Rep. Greazzo, Hills 17

COMMITTEE: Constitutional Review and Statutory Recodification

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits employees of parties and political committees from running for state office.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

AN ACT prohibiting employees of parties and political committees from running for state office.

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

1 New Section; Qualifications by Office; Employees of Parties and Political Committees. Amend RSA 655 by inserting after section 10-a the following new section:

655:10-b Employees of Parties and Political Committees. No paid employee of a party or political committee, as defined in RSA 664:2, III, may be a candidate for or take the oath of office for any state office. In this section, a paid employee is a person whose employment by the party or political committee provides his or her primary source of income.

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

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