HB235 (2017) Detail

Allowing the use of an assisted living facility photo identification card for voter identification purposes.


HB 235 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0389

03/09

 

HOUSE BILL 235

 

AN ACT allowing the use of an assisted living facility photo identification card for voter identification purposes.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gottling, Sull. 2; Rep. Tanner, Sull. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows the use of an assisted living facility photo identification card for voter identification purposes.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0389

03/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT allowing the use of an assisted living facility photo identification card for voter identification purposes.

 

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

 

1  Obtaining a Ballot; Assisted Living Identification Card.  Amend RSA 659:13, II(a)(7) to read as follows:

(7)  An assisted living facility photo identification card.

(8) A photo identification not authorized by subparagraphs (1) through [(6)] (7) but determined to be legitimate by the supervisors of the checklist, the moderator, or the clerk of a town, ward, or city, provided that if any person authorized to challenge a voter under RSA 659:27 objects to the use of such photo identification, identifies the reason for the objection in writing, and states the specific source of the information or personal knowledge upon which the challenge of the photo identification is based, the voter shall be required to execute a challenged voter affidavit as if no identification was presented.

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

Links

HB235 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 15, 2017 House Floor Vote
Feb. 16, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB235 Revision: 931 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:38 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 21
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 11:00 AM LOB 308
Feb. 7, 2017 Executive Session: 02/07/2017 01:00 PM LOB 308
Feb. 15, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/15/2017 (Vote 11-9; RC) HC 11 P. 25
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Special Order to 2/16/2017 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 57
Feb. 16, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 195-178 02/16/2017 HJ 8 P. 6