HB 1346 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 1346
SPONSORS: Rep. J. Graham, Hills. 7; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Sen. Carson, Dist 14
COMMITTEE: State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs
This bill establishes a commission to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
03/21/2018 1108s 18-2322
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
110-B:79-a Commission to Study the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery.
I. There is established a commission to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.
(a) The members of the commission shall be as follows:
(1) Three members of the house of representatives, one of whom shall be from the finance committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(2) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.
(3) The director of the New Hampshire veterans cemetery, or designee.
(b) Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.
II.(a) The commission's study shall include, but not be limited to the following:
(1) Whether non-veterans should be eligible to be interred at the cemetery at no expense.
(2) Whether the non-veteran fee should be the same as the plot allowance for a veteran.
(3) If a fee is charged for a non-veteran whether there should be a mechanism for pre-paying the fee.
(4) An examination of federal and state laws relative to burial for National Guard members.
(b) The commission may solicit input from any person or entity the commission deems relevant to its study.
III. The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
IV. The commission 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.
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: May 15, 2018
I. Section 2 effective November 1, 2018
II. Remainder effective May 15, 2018
|Jan. 10, 2018||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 17, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|Jan. 25, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 7, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|March 14, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|March 22, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|March 21, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2018||Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs HJ 1 P. 7|
|Jan. 10, 2018||Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 10:30 AM LOB 206|
|Jan. 17, 2018||==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/17/2018 12:00 PM LOB 206|
|Jan. 25, 2018||Executive Session: 01/25/2018 10:15 AM LOB 206|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0115h (NT) (Vote 19-0; CC)|
|Feb. 7, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0115h (NT) for 02/07/2018 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 5 P. 16|
|Feb. 8, 2018||Amendment # 2018-0115h: AA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 14|
|Feb. 8, 2018||Ought to Pass with Amendment 0115h: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 14|
|Feb. 15, 2018||Introduced 02/15/2018 and Referred to Public and Municipal Affairs; SJ 5|
|March 14, 2018||Hearing: 03/14/2018, Room 102, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 10|
|March 22, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1108s, 03/22/2018; SC 13|
|March 21, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1108s, 03/21/2018; SC 13|
|March 21, 2018||Committee Amendment # 2018-1108s, AA, VV; 03/21/2018; SJ 9|
|March 21, 2018||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1108s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/21/2018; SJ 9|
|April 5, 2018||House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1108s (Rep. R. Ober): MA VV 04/05/2018 HJ 11 P. 2|
|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 32; I. Sec. 2 eff. 11/1/2018; II. Rem. eff. 5/15/2018|