HB1264 (2018) Detail

Relative to construction of the terms "resident," "inhabitant," "residence," and "residency."


HB 1264 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

05/02/2018   1890s

2018 SESSION

18-2352

03/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1264

 

AN ACT relative to construction of the terms "resident," "inhabitant," "residence," and "residency."

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Packard, Rock. 5; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. J. Graham, Hills. 7; Rep. Hoelzel, Rock. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the general statutory definitions of "resident or inhabitant" and "residence or residency."

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/02/2018   1890s 18-2352

03/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to construction of the terms "resident," "inhabitant," "residence," and "residency."

 

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

 

1  Statutory Construction; Resident; Inhabitant.  Amend RSA 21:6 and 21:6-a to read as follows:

21:6  Resident; Inhabitant.  A resident or inhabitant or both of this state and of any city, town, or other political subdivision of this state shall be a person who is domiciled or has a place of abode or both in this state and in any city, town, or other political subdivision of this state, and who has, through all of his or her actions, demonstrated a current intent to designate that place of abode as his or her principal place of physical presence [for the indefinite future] to the exclusion of all others.

21:6-a  Residence.  Residence or residency shall mean a person's place of abode or domicile.  The place of abode or domicile is that designated by a person as his or her principal place of physical presence [for the indefinite future] to the exclusion of all others.  Such residence or residency shall not be interrupted or lost by a temporary absence from it, if there is an intent to return to such residence or residency as the principal place of physical presence.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

Links

HB1264 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1264 Revision: 3827 Date: May 11, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
HB1264 Revision: 3702 Date: May 2, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
HB1264 Revision: 2091 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:13 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Election Law HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 25, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/25/2018 11:00 AM LOB 308
Feb. 13, 2018 Executive Session: 02/13/2018 11:00 AM LOB 308
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 11-9; RC)
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 11-9; RC) HC 9 P. 51
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 6, 2018 Lay HB 1264 on Table (Rep. Dyer): MF RC 148-167 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 132
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA RC 171-144 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 134
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Election Law and Internal Affairs; SJ 7
April 10, 2018 Hearing: 04/10/2018, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 15
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2018; SC 19
May 2, 2018 Sen. Birdsell Floor Amendment # 2018-1890s, AA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Sen. Feltes Moved Laid on Table, RC 10Y-14N, MF; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1890s, RC 14Y-10N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1890s (Rep. B. Griffin): MA DV 182-156 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018