HB490 (2017) Detail

Relative to certain citizens having standing to sue school boards.


HB 490 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0371

04/09

 

HOUSE BILL 490

 

AN ACT relative to certain citizens having standing to sue school boards.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill asserts that any taxpayer shall have legal standing to sue the school board of the school district in which he or she resides.  

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0371

04/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to certain citizens having standing to sue school boards.

 

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

 

1  New Section; School Boards.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 1-e the following new section:

189:1-f  Legal Standing.  A taxpayer shall have standing to maintain a suit at law or in equity against the school board of the school district in which he or she resides.  

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

Links

HB490 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB490 Revision: 356 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 8:48 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 3 P. 15
Jan. 31, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/31/2017 02:45 PM LOB 208
Feb. 14, 2017 Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:00 PM LOB 208
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 14 P. 17
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 38