Bill Text - HB103 (2013)

Reducing the penalty for violating a local vendor ordinance.


Revision: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

HB 103-FN – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0008

08/04

HOUSE BILL 103-FN

AN ACT reducing the penalty for violating a local vendor ordinance.

SPONSORS: Rep. Parison, Hills 25

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill reduces the penalty for violating a local vendor ordinance.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0008

08/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT reducing the penalty for violating a local vendor ordinance.

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

1 Hawkers and Peddlers Licenses; Penalties. Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 31:102-a to read as follows:

31:102-a Hawkers, Peddlers and Vendors. The governing board of a city, town or village district may adopt, by ordinance or regulation, provisions for the licensure and regulation of itinerant vendors, hawkers, peddlers, traders, farmers, merchants, or other persons who sell, offer to sell, or take orders for merchandise from temporary or transient sales locations within a town or who go from town to town or place to place within a town for such purposes. Any person who violates any provision of such ordinance or regulation shall be guilty of a [class B misdemeanor] violation, and each continuing day of violation after notice shall constitute a separate offense. A city, town, or village district shall be specifically prohibited, however, from licensing or regulating a candidate for public office in the process of obtaining signatures on nomination papers, who seeks to have the candidate's name placed on the ballot for the state general election by submitting nomination papers under RSA 655:40. Provisions adopted under this section shall be in addition to any requirements imposed by the state under either RSA 320 or RSA 321 and may include, but shall not be limited to:

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2014.

LBAO

13-0008

12/11/12

HB 103-FN - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT reducing the penalty for violating a local vendor ordinance.

FISCAL IMPACT:

    The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation, as introduced, has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2013 through 2017.

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