HB1559 (2012) Detail

Relative to political committees.


HB 1559 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2595

03/09

HOUSE BILL 1559

AN ACT relative to political committees.

SPONSORS: Rep. Weed, Ches 3; Rep. Perry, Straf 3; Rep. Watrous, Merr 12

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill modifies the definition of political committee.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2595

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to political committees.

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

1 Political Committee. Amend RSA 664:2, III to read as follows:

III. “Political committee” means any organization of 2 or more persons to influence elections or measures, including the political committee of a political party as defined in paragraph V. “Political committee” includes any organization that does not have as its major purpose promoting, defeating, or influencing candidate elections but that receives contributions or makes expenditures aggregating more than $5,000 in a calendar year for the purpose of promoting, defeating, or influencing in any way the nomination or election of any candidate to political office.

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

Links

HB1559 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1559 Revision: 21630 Date: Dec. 21, 2011, midnight

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