HB1247 (2018) Detail

Relative to administering oaths to certain state officers.


CHAPTER 23

HB 1247 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2256

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1247

 

AN ACT relative to administering oaths to certain state officers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Fields, Belk. 4; Rep. Berube, Straf. 18; Rep. Richardson, Coos 4

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds 2 notaries public to the list of individuals authorized to administer oaths to certain state officers.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2256

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to administering oaths to certain state officers.

 

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

 

23:1  Tenure and Oath of Office; Who May Administer.  Amend RSA 92:5 to read as follows:

92:5  Who May Administer.  Official oaths may be administered as follows:  To the clerk of any court, by any 2 justices thereof, or by any 2 justices of the peace; to all military officers above the rank of field officers, and to all other officers appointed by the governor and council, by any 2 members of the council, or by any member of the council with a justice of the peace, or by any 2 justices of the peace or by any justice of the peace with any notary public, or by any 2 notaries public; to all other officers, by any justice of the peace within his or her county; to town officers in town meeting, by the moderator, or at any time by the town clerk, one of the selectmen, or a justice of the peace; to officers of school districts, in school meeting, by the moderator, or at any time by the clerk, one of the school board of the district, or a justice of the peace; and to the moderator of the district, by any legal voter of the district.

23:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: July 14, 2018

Links

HB1247 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 11, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 19, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1247 Revision: 3875 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
HB1247 Revision: 3521 Date: April 19, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
HB1247 Revision: 1829 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:52 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 02:00 PM LOB 306
Jan. 25, 2018 Executive Session: 01/25/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 14-0; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/22/2018 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 7 P. 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 8
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Public and Municipal Affairs; SJ 7
April 11, 2018 Hearing: 04/11/2018, Room 102, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 14
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/19/2018; SC 17
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/19/2018; SJ 13
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 23; Eff. 7/14/2018