HB1596 (2018) Detail

Requiring a report on state government commitments and contingent liabilities.


HB 1596 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2389

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1596

 

AN ACT requiring a report on state government commitments and contingent liabilities.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McConnell, Ches. 12; Rep. Messmer, Rock. 24; Rep. Ammon, Hills. 40; Rep. Abbott, Ches. 1; Rep. O'Day, Ches. 11; Rep. Scully, Hills. 33; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Daniels, Dist 11; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the legislative budget assistant to compile and report annually on the amounts of commitments and contingent liabilities of the state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2389

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT requiring a report on state government commitments and contingent liabilities.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Legislative Budget Assistant; Report on Commitments and Contingent Liabilities.  Amend RSA 14:31 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VII.  The legislative budget assistant shall, in consultation with the department of administrative services and any other necessary agencies, prepare a report on the financial commitments and contingent liabilities of the state for each of the following 5 years.  The report shall include, but not be limited to, equipment rentals, real estate and equipment lease payments owed, payments under debt obligations including mortgages and payments under settlement agreements, future post-employment obligations (health insurance), estimated pension expenses, and other obligations not falling in these categories.  The report shall be completed on or before February 15 each year.  The report shall be posted by such date on the legislative budget assistant’s website.

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

Links

HB1596 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1596 Revision: 2309 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 9:36 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Finance HJ 1 P. 16
Jan. 10, 2018 ==RECESSED== Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
Jan. 10, 2018 ==CONTINUED== Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 02:46 PM LOB 210-211
Jan. 23, 2018 Division I Work Session: 01/23/2018 10:00 AM LOB 212
Feb. 21, 2018 Executive Session: 02/21/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 24-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 24-0; CC) HC 9 P. 25
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 43