Bill Text - HB1136 (2014)

Establishing a committee to study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans' home.


Revision: March 27, 2014, midnight

HB 1136 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2231

01/08

HOUSE BILL 1136

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

SPONSORS: Rep. Graham, Hills 7; Rep. Weyler, Rock 13; Rep. Cebrowski, Hills 7; Rep.?Shurtleff, Merr 11; Rep. Theberge, Coos 3

COMMITTEE: State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2231

01/08

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

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 laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home.

2 Membership and Compensation.

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

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, one of which shall be a member of the house state-federal relations and veterans affairs committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) One member 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.

I. The committee shall study the laws relating to the New Hampshire veterans’ home. The committee’s study shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) The composition and powers of the board of managers.

(b) Compensation of the secretary of the board.

(c) A review of the rulemaking powers under RSA 541-A and whether the procedures for rulemaking have been followed.

(d) Whether the required reports are submitted pursuant to RSA 119:13.

(e) Any other matter the committee deems relevant to its objective.

II. The committee may solicit information from any source the committee deems relevant to its study of this issue.

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, 2014.

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

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