Bill Details - HB313 (2017)

HB 313 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0397

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 313

 

AN ACT allowing a town to appropriate funds to create a town scholarship fund.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hill, Merr. 3; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. R. Smith, Merr. 3; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Sen. French, Dist 7

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a town to establish a scholarship fund for the benefit of town residents.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0397

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT allowing a town to appropriate funds to create a town scholarship fund.

 

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

 

1  Powers and Duties of Towns; Trust Funds.  Amend RSA 31:19-a, I to read as follows:

I.  A town may at any annual or special meeting grant and vote such sums of money as it deems necessary to create trust funds for the maintenance and operation of the town, for dedicated scholarship trust funds exclusively for town residents,[;] and any other public purpose that is not foreign to the town's institution or incompatible with the objects of its organization.  The town may appoint agents to expend any funds in the trust for the purposes of the trust.  An annual accounting and report of the activities of the trust shall be presented to the selectmen and published in the annual report.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 3 P. 8
Feb. 7, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/07/2017 10:00 AM LOB 301
Feb. 14, 2017 Executive Session: 02/14/2017 10:30 AM LOB 301
March 8, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 18-2; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 46

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB313 Revision: 551 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:24 a.m.