HB165 (2017) Detail

Relative to disqualification of election officers.


HB 165 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0211

03/10

 

HOUSE BILL 165

 

AN ACT relative to disqualification of election officers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Richardson, Coos 4

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain disqualified election officers from handling any ballots.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0211

03/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to disqualification of election officers.

 

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

 

1  Disqualification of Election Officers; Ballots.  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 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.

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

Links

HB165 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB165 Revision: 959 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 2:56 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 19
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 10:00 AM LOB 308
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 LOB 308
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/02/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 4
Feb. 2, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 5