HB1448 (2018) Detail

Relative to the definition of "party" for election purposes.


HB 1448 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2200

03/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1448

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "party" for election purposes.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Dyer, Hills. 37; Rep. Phinney, Straf. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the definition of "party" for election purposes.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2200

03/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "party" for election purposes.

 

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

 

1  Terms and Definitions; Party.  Amend RSA 652:11 to read as follows:

652:11  Party.  "Party'' shall mean:

I. Any political organization which at the preceding state general election received at least 4 percent of the total number of votes cast for any one of the following: the office of governor or the offices of United States senators.

II.  Any political organization which at the preceding state general election had a candidate for the office of United States representative who received at least 4 percent of the total statewide number of votes cast for all candidates for United States representative.

III.  Any political organization which has at least one declared member serving on the executive council or in the state senate or at least 16 declared members serving in the state house of representatives on the last Wednesday in May before a state primary election.

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

Links

HB1448 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1448 Revision: 2094 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 10:15 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Election Law HJ 1 P. 11
Jan. 18, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/18/2018 11:30 AM LOB 308
Feb. 13, 2018 Executive Session: 02/13/2018 11:00 AM LOB 308
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-2; RC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 18-2; RC) HC 9 P. 39
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 79