SB197 (2018) Detail

Making an appropriation to the department of justice to enforce election and lobbying laws.


SB 197-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/16/2017   0776s

2017 SESSION

17-0974

03/06

 

SENATE BILL 197-FN-A

 

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of justice to enforce election and lobbying laws.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. McGilvray, Dist 16; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Rep. Burton, Straf. 6; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill appropriates $100,000 in each fiscal year of the biennium to the department of justice to enforce election and lobbying laws.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/16/2017   0776s 17-0974

03/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of justice to enforce election and lobbying laws.

 

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

 

1  Appropriation; Department of Justice.  The sums of $100,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 and $100,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 are hereby appropriated to the department of justice to fund one full-time investigator position for enforcement of election and lobbying laws, including, but not limited to, filing and disclosure requirements and voter registration and voting procedures.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

 

LBAO

17-0974

Amended 5/1/17

 

SB 197-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2017-0776s)

 

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of justice to enforce election and lobbying laws.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

   Appropriation

$100,000

$100,000

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$99,500

$100,000

$106,000

$112,000

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill appropriates $200,000 for the biennium ending June 30, 2019 to the Department of Justice to fund one full-time investigator position to enforce election and lobbying laws.  The Department states it anticipates hiring one full-time unclassified elections investigator (LG BB step 3 per RSA 94:1-a), with a starting salary of $63,239.  The Department estimates salaries, benefits and expenditures will cost approximately $99,500 in FY 2018, $100,000 FY 2019, $106,000 in FY 2020 and $112,000 in FY 2021.  

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Justice

 

 

Links

SB197 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 16, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 11, 2017 House Hearing
May 17, 2017 House Exec Session
Nov. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 3, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB197 Revision: 2577 Date: May 2, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
SB197 Revision: 2578 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 9:39 a.m.

Docket


Jan. 3, 2018: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/03/2018 HJ 1 P. 36


Jan. 3, 2018: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/03/2018 (Vote 25-1; CC)


Nov. 8, 2017: Executive Session: 11/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211


Sept. 28, 2017: Retained Bill Division I Work Session: 09/28/2017 10:30 AM LOB 212


: Retained in Committee


May 17, 2017: Executive Session: 05/17/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211


May 9, 2017: Division I Work Session: 05/09/2017 11:30 AM LOB 212


April 25, 2017: Division I Work Session: 04/25/2017 11:00 AM LOB 212


April 11, 2017: Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 10:30 AM LOB 210-211


March 9, 2017: Introduced 03/09/2017 and referred to Finance HJ 10 P. 77


March 16, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0776s, RC 23Y-0N, MA; OT3rdg; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Sen. Daniels Withdraws Motion to Lay on Table; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Sen. Daniels Moved Laid on Table, 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Committee Amendment # 2017-0776s, AA, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0776s, 03/16/2017; SC 14


Feb. 7, 2017: Hearing: 02/07/2017, Room 103, SH, 01:15 pm; SC 9


Jan. 19, 2017: Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Finance; SJ 5