Bill Details - HB272 (2017)

HB 272 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0693

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 272

 

AN ACT relative to the election of county commissioners in Carroll county.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. Buco, Carr. 2; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that the election of county commissioners in Carroll county shall be by voters of the districts of each commissioner.  Currently all voters of the county elect the commissioners.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0693

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the election of county commissioners in Carroll county.

 

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

 

1  County Commissioners; Carroll County; Election by District.  Amend RSA 653:1, VI(b) to read as follows:

(b)  Carroll county--one county commissioner [from] by the voters in each county commissioner district [by all the voters of the county]; provided that, at the [1994] 2018 state general election, the commissioner from district [1] 2 shall be elected to a 4-year term and the commissioners from districts [2] 1 and 3 shall each be elected to a 2-year term.  At each subsequent state general election, 2 commissioners [whose terms are expiring shall be elected by all the voters of the county] shall be chosen in the county by the voters of the districts in which a commissioner’s term is expiring; and, of the commissioners so chosen, one shall serve a 4-year term and one shall serve a 2-year term and both shall hold their offices until their successors are chosen and qualified.  Following the [1994] 2018 state general election, the 4-year term shall be rotated in sequence starting with district [2] 1.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 10:30 AM LOB 301
Feb. 1, 2017 Executive Session: 02/01/2017 01:00 PM LOB 306
Feb. 15, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/15/2017 (Vote 9-4; RC) HC 11 P. 28
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 DV 228-114 02/16/2017 HJ 8 P. 28

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 15, 2017 House Floor Vote
Feb. 16, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB272 Revision: 526 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:55 a.m.