HB1281 (2018) Detail

Establishing an executive order registry.


CHAPTER 28

HB 1281 - FINAL VERSION

 

22Feb2018... 0193h

2018 SESSION

18-2069

05/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1281

 

AN ACT establishing an executive order registry.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McConnell, Ches. 12; Rep. Messmer, Rock. 24; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. O'Day, Ches. 11; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Ammon, Hills. 40; Rep. Aldrich, Belk. 2; Rep. M. Smith, Straf. 6; Rep. Weber, Ches. 1; Rep. Keane, Hills. 31; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a registry of executive orders issued by the governor on the state website.  The bill also removes the requirement that the director of legislative services publish executive orders received by the secretary of state in the rulemaking register.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22Feb2018... 0193h 18-2069

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing an executive order registry.

 

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

 

28:1  New Section; Office of the Governor; Executive Order Registry.  Amend RSA 4 by inserting after section 47 the following new section:

4:48  Executive Order Registry.  The office of the governor shall post all executive orders issued by the governor on the governor's website in what shall be known as the executive order registry.  The office shall post the orders to the executive order registry within 72 hours of issuance by the governor.  Upon the governor's departure from office, the executive order registry shall be transferred to the secretary of state, division of archives and records management and shall continue to be available to the public on the state website.

28:2  Administrative Procedure Act; Rulemaking Register.  Amend RSA 541-A:9, I(c) to read as follows:

(c)  [Executive orders and] Nonconfidential opinions of the attorney general under RSA 541-A:28.

28:3  Administrative Procedure Act; Executive Orders and Opinions of the Attorney General; Publication in the Rulemaking Register.  Amend RSA 541-A:28 to read as follows:

541-A:28  [Executive Orders and] Opinions of the Attorney General.  [The secretary of state shall transmit each executive order received from the governor to the director of legislative services, who shall publish the text of the executive order in the rulemaking register.]  The attorney general shall transmit a copy of every nonconfidential opinion relative to rulemaking or rulemaking authority issued by the attorney general or in the attorney general's name to the director of legislative services.  The director shall publish such opinions in the rulemaking register.

28:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: July 14, 2018

Links

HB1281 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 23, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 29, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1281 Revision: 3883 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
HB1281 Revision: 3383 Date: April 5, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
HB1281 Revision: 3126 Date: Feb. 23, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
HB1281 Revision: 1825 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 9:57 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 5
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 10:30 AM LOB 306
Jan. 23, 2018 Executive Session: 01/23/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0193h (Vote 12-0; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0193h for 02/22/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 7 P. 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0193h: AA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0193h: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 8
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Rules and Enrolled Bills; SJ 7
March 29, 2018 Hearing: 03/29/2018, Room 103, SH, 09:30 am; SC 14
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/05/2018; SC 15
April 5, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 12, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/12/2018); SJ 13
April 19, 2018 Enrolled 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 28; Eff. 7/14/2018