HB1547 (2014) Detail

Authorizing voters to remove their names from the checklist.


HB 1547 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2526

03/10

HOUSE BILL 1547

AN ACT authorizing voters to remove their names from the checklist.

SPONSORS: Rep. Winters, Hills 18

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes voters to remove their names from the checklist.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2526

03/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT authorizing voters to remove their names from the checklist.

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

1 New Paragraph; Request to Correct the Checklist. Amend RSA 654:36-a by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III. Any voter may submit to the supervisors of the checklist a request to have his or her name removed from the checklist. The supervisors shall remove the voter’s name from the checklist at their next session following receipt of the request.

2 Removing Names; Notice. Amend RSA 654:44, II to read as follows:

II. The provisions of this section do not apply to the removal of the names of persons for whom the supervisors have received a report of transfer or death as provided in RSA 654:36 or 654:37, nor to the removal of names during the period for verification of the checklist as provided in RSA 654:38 or 654:39, nor to the removal of names of persons for whom they have received a notice from a duly authorized board of registration from a community outside New Hampshire stating that a person whose name is on the checklist of the town or ward in New Hampshire has registered to vote outside New Hampshire; nor to the removal of names of voters requesting removal under RSA 654:36-a, III.

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

Links

HB1547 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1547 Revision: 26711 Date: March 27, 2014, midnight

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