Bill Details - HB325 (2017)

HB 325 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0563

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 325

 

AN ACT permitting certain towns to appoint a town clerk.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Murphy, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits towns that have adopted a charter form of government to appoint a town clerk.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0563

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT permitting certain towns to appoint a town clerk.

 

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

 

1  Town Officers; Town Clerk.  Amend RSA 41:16 to read as follows:

41:16  Election and Bond.  Every town, except those towns that appoint a town clerk under RSA 41:16-d, at the annual meeting shall choose, by ballot, a town clerk, who shall record all votes passed by the town while he or she remains in office, and discharge all the duties of the office according to law.

2  New Section; Appointed Town Clerk.  Amend RSA 41 by inserting after section 16-c the following new section:

41:16-d  Appointed Town Clerk.  Any town that has adopted a charter under RSA 49-B may provide in such charter for the appointment, rather than the election, of the town clerk.

3  Election by Ballot; Town Clerk.  Amend RSA 669:15, IV to read as follows:

IV.  Town clerk (RSA 41:16 through 16-b), unless provision has been made for appointment pursuant to RSA 41:16-d.

4  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. 1, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/01/2017 10:00 AM LOB 301
Feb. 8, 2017 Executive Session: 02/08/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 41

Action Dates

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

Bill Text Revisions

HB325 Revision: 533 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:18 a.m.