HB468 (2013) Detail

Establishing a committee to study wine purchasing and pricing.


HB 468 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0804 03/04

HOUSE BILL 468

AN ACT establishing a committee to study wine purchasing and pricing.

SPONSORS: Rep. D. McGuire, Merr 21

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study wine purchasing and pricing.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0804

03/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study wine purchasing and pricing.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study wine purchasing and pricing.

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 president of the senate.

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 wine purchasing and pricing. The committee’s study shall include an evaluation of whether the requirement in RSA 176:17 that the liquor commission purchase from manufacturers should be modified to also allow wine purchases through brokers.

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. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5 Liquor Commission Cooperation. The liquor commission shall cooperate with the committee in the course of its duties, including providing any information on pricing and bidding requested by the committee.

6 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, 2013.

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

Links

HB468 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB468 Revision: 24571 Date: Jan. 25, 2013, midnight

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