HB495 (2017) Detail

Relative to amendments to warrant articles.


HB 495 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0418

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 495

 

AN ACT relative to amendments to warrant articles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Dean-Bailey, Rock. 32; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. True, Rock. 4; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the amendment of petitioned warrant articles.  

 

This bill also deletes the requirement that a petitioned warrant article include a notation of whether or not the article is recommended by the governing body or the budget committee.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0418

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to amendments to warrant articles.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Use of Official Ballot.  Amend RSA 40:13, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  Petitioned warrant articles shall not be amended.

2  Municipal Budget Law; Budget Preparation.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 32:5, V to read as follows:

V.  When any purpose of appropriation, submitted by a governing body [or by petition], appears in the warrant as part of a special warrant article:

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

Links

HB495 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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

Bill Text Revisions

HB495 Revision: 541 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 8:45 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 10:40 AM LOB 301
Feb. 7, 2017 Executive Session: 02/07/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC)
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 42