HB253 (2017) Detail

Relative to campaign materials at the polling place.


HB 253 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0530

03/08

 

HOUSE BILL 253

 

AN ACT relative to campaign materials at the polling place.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Comeau, Carr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill eliminates the prohibition on wearing campaign materials intended to influence voters at the polling place.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0530

03/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to campaign materials at the polling place.

 

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

 

1  Distributing Campaign Materials at Polling Place; Wear.  Amend RSA 659:43, I to read as follows:

I.  No person shall distribute[, wear,] or post at a polling place any campaign material in the form of a poster, card, handbill, placard, picture, pin, sticker, circular, or article of clothing which is intended to influence the action of the voter within the building where the election is being held.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

Links

HB253 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB253 Revision: 929 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:26 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 10, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/10/2017 12:10 PM 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 16-1; CC) HC 9 P. 4
Feb. 2, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 5