HB497 (2017) Detail

Relative to delegates to national party conventions.


HB 497 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0440

03/06

 

HOUSE BILL 497

 

AN ACT relative to delegates to national party conventions.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Theberge, Coos 3

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a party from seating delegates at the national party convention from this state that have not been apportioned in accordance with state law.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0440

03/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to delegates to national party conventions.

 

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

 

1  Presidential Primary Election; Apportionment of Delegates.  Amend RSA 659:93, I to read as follows:

I.  The secretary of state shall apportion delegates to the national party conventions among the candidates voted for at the presidential primary by determining the proportion of the number of votes cast for each presidential candidate to the total votes cast for all presidential candidates of the same political party, rounded to the nearest whole number. If a party seats delegates at the national party convention from this state that have not been apportioned in accordance with this subdivision, the party shall be prohibited from participating in the next presidential primary election.

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

Links

HB497 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB497 Revision: 933 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 8:44 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 15
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 11:20 AM LOB 308
Feb. 1, 2017 Executive Session: 02/01/2017 11:30 AM LOB 308
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/09/2017 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 10 P. 3
Feb. 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 2