Bill Details - HB300 (2017)

HB 300 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0280

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 300

 

AN ACT requiring state employees and state public officials to display identification badges when attending meetings and hearings of the general court.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires state employees and state public officials attending in their official capacity any legislative meeting or hearing concerning any legislation pending or proposed before the general court to display identification badges.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0280

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring state employees and state public officials to display identification badges when attending meetings and hearings of the general court.

 

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

 

1  Lobbyists; State Employees.  Amend RSA 15:1, V(d) to read as follows:

(d)  Communication made by a public official acting in the public official’s  official capacity, provided that a state employee or state public official complies with RSA 15:2, III.

2  New Paragraph; Lobbyists; State Employees and Public Officials.  Amend RSA 15:2 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III.  State employees and public officials of the state attending in their official capacity any legislative meeting or hearing, in any state building designated for such meetings or hearings, concerning any legislation pending or proposed before the general court, shall display employee identification badges meeting the name tag criteria described in RSA 15:2 when attending such legislative meeting or hearing.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 3 P. 7
Feb. 7, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/07/2017 10:45 AM LOB 104
Feb. 22, 2017 Executive Session: 02/22/2017 LOB 104
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 39

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 22, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB300 Revision: 448 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:36 a.m.