Bill Details - HB254 (2017)

HB 254 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0541

10/09

 

HOUSE BILL 254

 

AN ACT relative to membership on the assessing standards board.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19; Rep. Vose, Rock. 9; Rep. Azarian, Rock. 8; Rep. Lovejoy, Rock. 36; Rep. Proulx, Hills. 44; Rep. D. Thomas, Rock. 5; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill revises the membership of the assessing standards board by adding a legislative member and reducing the members who are municipal or assessing officials or assessors.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0541

10/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to membership on the assessing standards board.

 

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

 

1  Assessing Standards Board; Membership.  Amend RSA 21-J:14-a, II to read as follows:

II.  The board shall be comprised of the following members:

(a)  [Four] Two members nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials and appointed by the governor with the consent of the council, one of whom shall be an assessing official for a town with a population of less than [3,000] 10,000[; one of whom shall be an assessing official for a town with a population of more than 3,000;] and one of whom shall be an assessing official for a city.  Each member shall hold office for the term of such member's position for 2 years and until a successor shall have been appointed and qualified.  Any vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by the governor with the consent of the council.

(b)  Two members of the senate appointed by the president of the senate.  The term of each member shall be coterminous with the member's term as senator.  A vacancy for an unexpired term shall be filled by the president of the senate.

(c)  [Two] Three members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house.  The term of each member shall be coterminous with the member's term as representative.  A vacancy for an unexpired term shall be filled by the speaker of the house.

(d)  The commissioner of the department of revenue administration, or the commissioner's designee.

(e)  Three members of the public appointed by the governor with the consent of the council, none of whom shall be, or ever have been, an assessor or [a] an elected or appointed municipal official.  One public member shall be a residential property taxpayer, one public member shall be a commercial property taxpayer, and one public member shall be a utility company representative.

(f)  [Three] Two members appointed by the governor with the consent of council, one of whom shall be a municipal governing body official or designee who shall not be an assessor for a town with a population of less than [3,000] 10,000; [one of whom shall be a municipal governing body official or designee who shall not be an assessor for a town with a population of more than 3,000;] and one of whom shall be a municipal governing body official or designee who shall not be an assessor for a city.  Each member shall hold office for the term of such member's position for 2 years and until a successor shall have been appointed and qualified.  Any vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by the governor with the consent of the council.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 10, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/10/2017 11:30 AM LOB 306
Jan. 19, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/19/2017 02:00 PM LOB 306
Jan. 25, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/25/2017 03:00 PM LOB 306
March 1, 2017 Executive Session: 03/01/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
March 8, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 16-4; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0693h
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 266-78 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 106

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2017 House Hearing
March 1, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB254 Revision: 148 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:25 a.m.