HB118 (2017) Detail

Relative to appropriations in petitioned warrant articles.


HB 118 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0018

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 118

 

AN ACT relative to appropriations in petitioned warrant articles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Rep. Chandler, Carr. 1; Rep. Sterling, Ches. 14; Rep. Gilman, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill eliminates the requirement that a governing body recommend an appropriation in a petitioned warrant article.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0018

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to appropriations in petitioned warrant articles.

 

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

 

1  Municipal Budget Law; Budget Preparation.  Amend RSA 32:5, V(a) to read as follows:

(a)  The article, if submitted by a governing body, shall contain a notation of whether or not that appropriation is recommended by the governing body, and, if there is a budget committee, a notation of whether or not it is recommended by the budget committee; if the article is submitted by petition, no such notations shall be required;

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

Links

HB118 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB118 Revision: 499 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 3:46 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 17
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 11:30 AM LOB 301
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/09/2017 (Vote 10-5; RC) HC 10 P. 11
Feb. 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 21