HB83 (2017) Detail

Prohibiting family members from serving on the same town, city, or school district board or committee.


HB 83 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0031

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 83

 

AN ACT prohibiting family members from serving on the same town, city, or school district board or committee.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Byron, Hills. 20

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits family members from being elected to or being appointed to the same town, city, or school district board or 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0031

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT prohibiting family members from serving on the same town, city, or school district board or committee.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Town Elections; Incompatibility of Offices.  Amend RSA 669:7 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III.(a)  No family members shall serve at the same time on the same town, city, or school district board or committee.

(b)  In this paragraph, "family member" means a spouse, biological, foster, or adoptive parent or child, stepparent, stepchild, grandparent, grandchild, legal ward, sibling, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law.

2  New Section; Incompatible Offices.  Amend RSA 41 by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

41:4-a  Incompatible Offices.

I.  In this section, "family member" means a spouse, biological, foster, or adoptive parent or child, stepparent, stepchild, grandparent, grandchild, legal ward, sibling, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law.

II.  No family members shall serve at the same time on the same town, city, or school district board or committee.

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

Links

HB83 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB83 Revision: 502 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 8:05 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 16
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 10:00 AM LOB 301
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/02/2017 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 9 P. 5
Feb. 2, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 6