SB16 (2017) Detail

Reauthorizing the commission to study apportionment of gross business profits under RSA 77-A and the committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.


CHAPTER 106

SB 16 - FINAL VERSION

 

4May2017... 1427h

2017 SESSION

17-0448

10/05

 

SENATE BILL 16

 

AN ACT reauthorizing the commission to study apportionment of gross business profits under RSA 77-A and the committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Rep. Major, Rock. 14; Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19; Rep. Lovejoy, Rock. 36

 

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill reauthorizes the commission to study apportionment of gross business profits under RSA 77-A and the committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

4May2017... 1427h 17-0448

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT reauthorizing the commission to study apportionment of gross business profits under RSA 77-A and the committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.

 

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

 

106:1  New Section; Business Profits Tax; Commission on Apportionment.  Amend RSA 77-A by inserting after section 22 the following new section:

77-A:23  Commission on Apportionment.  There is established a commission to study the apportionment of gross business profits under the business profits tax.

I.  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(c)  One member of the business community, appointed by the president of the senate.

(d)  One member of the business community, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(e)  The president of the New Hampshire Bar Association, or designee.

(f)  The president of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants, or designee.

(g)  The commissioner of resources and economic development, or designee.

(h)  The commissioner of revenue administration, or designee.

(i)  The attorney general, or designee.

II.  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

III.  The commission shall study apportionment among states pursuant to RSA 77-A:3 of gross business profits under the business profits tax.

IV.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

106:2  Repeal.  RSA 77-A:23, relative to the commission on apportionment, is repealed.

106:3  Committee Established.

I.  There is established a committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.

II.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

III.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

IV.  The committee shall study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state.  The study shall include the feasibility of permitting an applicant or other business entity with a similar name that disagrees with the department's decision to request an administrative hearing.

V.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

VI.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

106:4  Intent of Reauthorization.  

I.  To the extent possible, the membership of the commission to study apportionment of gross business profits under the business profits tax, under section 1 of this act, should be reappointed or redesignated from the membership of the prior commission established in 2016, 153.

II.  To the extent possible, the membership of the committee to study the process by which business names are authorized by the secretary of state, under section 3 of this act, should be reappointed from the membership of the prior committee established in 2016, 315.

106:5  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2018.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2017

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect November 1, 2018.

II. Remainder shall take effect June 8,2017

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 Senate Hearing
Jan. 19, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 15, 2017 House Hearing
March 15, 2017 House Exec Session
March 23, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 11, 2017 House Hearing
April 18, 2017 House Exec Session
May 4, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB16 Revision: 1406 Date: June 12, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
SB16 Revision: 1407 Date: May 11, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
SB16 Revision: 1408 Date: May 5, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
SB16 Revision: 1409 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 10:48 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 To Be Introduced 01/05/2017 and Referred to Ways and Means; SJ 4
Jan. 11, 2017 Hearing: 01/11/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:00 am; SC 5
Jan. 19, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/19/2017; SC 6
Jan. 19, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/19/2017; SJ 4
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Ways and Means HJ 8 P. 44
March 15, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/15/2017 10:30 AM LOB 202
March 15, 2017 Executive Session: 03/15/2017 LOB 202
March 23, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/23/2017 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 16 P. 4
March 23, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 7
March 23, 2017 Referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 7
April 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 10:00 AM LOB 307
April 18, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/18/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302
April 18, 2017 Executive Session: 04/18/2017 02:00 PM LOB 302
May 4, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1427h for 05/04/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 22 P. 4
May 4, 2017 Amendment # 2017-1427h: AA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 2
May 4, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1427h: MA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 2
May 11, 2017 Sen. Sanborn Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/11/2017; SJ 16
May 18, 2017 Enrolled 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 9
May 18, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/18/2017); SJ 18
June 8, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2017; Chapter 0106
Nov. 1, 2018 I. Section 2 Effective 11/01/2018
June 8, 2017 II. Remainder Effective 06/08/2017