HB247 (2017) Detail

Relative to retention of voter registration forms.


CHAPTER 237

HB 247 - FINAL VERSION

 

04/27/2017   1435s

22Jun2017... 2255CofC

2017 SESSION

17-0491

03/01

 

HOUSE BILL 247

 

AN ACT relative to retention of voter registration forms.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hoelzel, Rock. 3; Rep. J. Belanger, Hills. 27; Rep. Dean-Bailey, Rock. 32; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that voter registration forms and other records relating to voter registration be retained securely in a municipal office under the direction of the town or city clerk.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/27/2017   1435s

22Jun2017... 2255-CofC 17-0491

03/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to retention of voter registration forms.

 

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

 

237:1  New Section; Retention of Voter Registration Forms.  Amend RSA 654 by inserting after section 13 the following new section:

654:13-a  Retention of Voter Registration Forms.  All voter registration forms and other records relating to voter registration shall be retained securely in a municipal office under the direction of the town or city clerk.  Those forms and records shall be readily accessible to the supervisors of the checklist.  Any voter registration document submitted at a meeting of the supervisors of the checklist or at the polling place shall be filed at the office of the town or city clerk within 10 days of the meeting or election at which it was submitted.

237:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 18, 2017

Effective Date: September 16, 2017

Links

HB247 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 21, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 27, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 14, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB247 Revision: 922 Date: July 20, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
HB247 Revision: 923 Date: June 23, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
HB247 Revision: 924 Date: April 27, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
HB247 Revision: 925 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:30 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 10:20 AM LOB 308
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 LOB 308
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/02/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 4
Feb. 2, 2017 Removed from Consent (Rep. Bates) 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 2
Feb. 2, 2017 Recommit (Rep. Hoell): MF RC 80-280 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 25
Feb. 2, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA RC 316-43 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 27
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Election Law and Internal Affairs; SJ 7
March 21, 2017 Hearing: 03/21/2017, Room 102, LOB, 10:40 am; SC 15
April 27, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1435s, 04/27/2017; SC 20
April 27, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-1435s, AA, VV; 04/27/2017; SJ 15
April 27, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1435s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/27/2017; SJ 15
June 1, 2017 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1435s and Requests CofC (Rep. B. Griffin): MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3
June 1, 2017 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Negron, Freeman, B. Griffin, Ward 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3
June 8, 2017 Sen. Birdsell Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19
June 8, 2017 President Appoints: Senators Birdsell, Gray, Soucy; 06/08/2017; SJ 19
June 12, 2017 Conference Committee Meeting: 06/12/2017 10:30 PM LOB 308
June 13, 2017 Conferee Change: Rep. B. Griffin Replaces Rep. Negron 06/13/2017 HJ 18 P. 9
June 14, 2017 Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2017-2255c; 06/14/2017
June 22, 2017 Conference Committee Report # 2017-2255c, Adopted, VV; 06/22/2017; SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Conference Committee Report 2255c: Adopted, VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 21
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 27
July 18, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017; Chapter 237; Eff. 9/16/2017