HB1573 (2012) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law.


HB 1573 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2785

05/04

HOUSE BILL 1573

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hoell, Merr 13

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2785

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law.

2 Membership and Compensation.

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

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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

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

3 Duties. The committee shall study the duties and responsibilities of the attorney general which are required in law, including the constitutional limits on the general court's authority to direct the actions of the attorney general through legislative enactments. The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to the study.

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 house 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.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2012.

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

Links

HB1573 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1573 Revision: 21653 Date: Dec. 21, 2011, midnight

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