HB1657 (2018) Detail

Relative to the removal of an elected treasurer.


HB 1657 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2662

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1657

 

AN ACT relative to the removal of an elected treasurer.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a town to remove an elected town treasurer from office after receiving a report from the department of revenue administration that the treasurer is not in compliance with his or her oath of office to honor the constitution.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2662

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the removal of an elected treasurer.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Removal of Elected Town Treasurer.  Amend RSA 41:26-d by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VII.  If the department of revenue administration receives a complaint from an inhabitant of a town alleging that the elected town treasurer is not in compliance with his or her oath of office to honor the constitution under RSA 42:1, the department shall hold a hearing and issue a written report to such town within 45 days of receiving the complaint.  If the report states that the complaint is founded, the governing body of the town shall institute proceedings under paragraphs I-V to remove the elected treasurer from office.

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

Links

HB1657 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1657 Revision: 2251 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 12:51 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 02:30 PM LOB 301
Jan. 25, 2018 Executive Session: 01/25/2018 10:00 AM LOB 301
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 15-0; CC)
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/07/2018 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 5 P. 14
Feb. 8, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 11