HB1649 (2018) Detail

Relative to the determination of mileage for legislators and legislative officers.


HB 1649 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2618

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1649

 

AN ACT relative to the determination of mileage for legislators and legislative officers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes references concerning legislative mileage determinations from the committee on mileage to the joint  committee on legislative facilities and repeals an obsolete mileage provision.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2618

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the determination of mileage for legislators and legislative officers.

 

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

 

1  Legislative Mileage; Computation of Distance; Reference Changed.  Amend RSA 14:15-b to read as follows:

14:15-b  Computation of Distance.  Each member of the general court shall at the organizational session of the legislature furnish to the joint committee on [mileage] legislative facilities a statement of the distance from his or her home to the state house in Concord.  The committee [on mileage] shall then compute the mileage allowance to be allowed said member and said committee shall be arbiters of all disputes and claims involving payment of mileage to members.  Said committee may consult with the department of transportation relative to the distances as set forth in the statement furnished by the member but the establishment of the distance shall be made by the committee, from its study and investigation.

2  Travel Allowances; References Changed.  Amend RSA 14:18 to read as follows:

14:18  Travel Allowance to Officers and Employees.  Any officer or employee of the senate or house of representatives shall be allowed mileage at the same rate as other state employees for each day of attendance up to a maximum of 100 miles for the round trip.  Any fractional part of a mile shall be deemed to be one mile for the purposes hereof.  The joint committee on [mileage] legislative facilities shall be the arbiters of all disputes and claims involving payment of mileage to such officers and employees.

3  Repeal.  RSA 14:17-a, relative to mileage for attaches from Concord, is repealed.

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

Links

HB1649 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 10, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote
Feb. 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1649 Revision: 2235 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 12:41 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 10:45 AM LOB 104
Jan. 10, 2018 Executive Session: 01/10/2018 LOB 104
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 8-0; CC)
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/07/2018 (Vote 8-0; CC) HC 5 P. 12
Feb. 8, 2018 Removed from Consent (Rep. Horrigan) 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 2
Special Order to 2/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 3 P. 81
Feb. 15, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 255-41 02/15/2018 HJ 4 P. 38