HB1630 (2018) Detail

Relative to unfunded property tax exemptions or credits.


HB 1630 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2564

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1630

 

AN ACT relative to unfunded property tax exemptions or credits.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the state from establishing any new property tax exemptions or credits unless they are fully funded by the state or approved by the local legislative body of the political subdivision.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2564

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to unfunded property tax exemptions or credits.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Property Taxes; Unfunded Property Tax Exemptions or Credits.  Amend RSA 72 by inserting after section 6-a the following new section:

72:6-b  Limitation on Unfunded Property Tax Exemptions or Credits.  Pursuant to part I, article 28-a of the New Hampshire constitution, which prohibits the state from mandating or assigning any new, expanded, or modified programs or responsibilities to any political subdivision in such a way as to necessitate additional local expenditures by the political subdivision unless such programs or responsibilities are fully funded by the state or unless such programs or responsibilities are approved for funding by a vote of the local legislative body, the state shall not establish a new property tax exemption or credit unless the amount of local property tax revenue shifted to other taxpayers by such property tax exemption or credit is fully funded by the state or approved by a vote of the local legislative body of the political subdivision.

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

Links

HB1630 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote
Feb. 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1630 Revision: 2247 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 8:09 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 15, 2018: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/15/2018 HJ 4 P. 39


: Special Order to 2/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 3 P. 81


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass


: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 14-1; RC)


Feb. 7, 2018: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/07/2018 (Vote 14-1; RC)


Jan. 24, 2018: Executive Session: 01/24/2018 10:00 AM LOB 301


Jan. 17, 2018: Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 10:30 AM LOB 301


Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 18