HB491 (2017) Detail

Relative to default budgets.


HB 491-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0373

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 491-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to default budgets.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a school board to disclose each major item, and its source, in the default budget at a public hearing.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0373

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to default budgets.

 

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

 

1  School Districts; Default Budget.  Amend RSA 197:5-a to read as follows:

197:5-a  Budget.

I. The school board, if the school district is not controlled by the municipal budget act, shall prepare a budget for the annual or any special meeting upon a form prescribed and provided by the commissioner of revenue administration and shall post the same with and at the same time as the warrant for the meeting is posted.

II.  In the case of a default budget, regardless of whether the school district is controlled by the municipal budget act or has adopted the official ballot referendum form of meeting, the school board shall disclose, at a school district public hearing, the source of each major item to be included in the default budget.  If items were in separate warrant articles in the previous budget, they shall be referenced by the title of the specific warrant article.  If an item was a capital item, it shall be identified as such.  The board shall allow a motion to remove any item that is nonrecurring.

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

Links

HB491 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB491 Revision: 546 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 8:48 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 3 P. 15
Jan. 31, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/31/2017 10:20 AM LOB 301
Feb. 7, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/07/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
Feb. 21, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 02/21/2017 09:30 AM LOB 301
Feb. 21, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/21/2017 11:30 AM LOB 301
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 18-0; CC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 42