HB1106 (2014) Detail

Relative to disqualification of moderators.


HB 1106 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2050

03/01

HOUSE BILL 1106

AN ACT relative to disqualification of moderators.

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Belanger, Hills 27; Rep. Hoelzel, Rock 3; Sen. Gilmour, Dist 12

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill permits a moderator who is a candidate for office to handle ballots after they have been counted.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2050

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT relative to disqualification of moderators.

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

1 Disqualification of Moderator. Amend RSA 658:24 to read as follows:

658:24 Disqualification of Certain Persons. Any person, other than a moderator, clerk, selectman, inspector of election, or supervisor of the checklist, whose name appears on a ballot for an elective position, other than a position of an election official, shall be disqualified from performing duties as an election official in that election. A person so disqualified shall not be considered to have vacated any office but rather only to be absent therefrom. A temporary replacement shall be appointed as provided in RSA 658:22. A moderator, clerk, selectman, inspector of election, or supervisor of the checklist whose name appears on a ballot for an elective position, other than the position of an election official, shall be disqualified from the handling of marked ballots and the counting of votes, except that a moderator may handle ballots that have been counted.

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

Links

HB1106 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1106 Revision: 26087 Date: March 27, 2014, midnight

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