SB47 (2018) Detail

Relative to enforcement of election laws.


SB 47  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0880

03/05

 

SENATE BILL 47

 

AN ACT relative to enforcement of election laws.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Rep. Ohm, Hills. 36; Rep. Lundgren, Rock. 5; Rep. M. McCarthy, Hills. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Internal Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the secretary of state to conduct investigations to determine whether election laws have been violated and to institute enforcement proceedings and impose penalties.

 

This bill was requested by the secretary of 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0880

03/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to enforcement of election laws.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Enforcement of Election Laws.  Amend RSA 5 by inserting after section 6-d the following new section:

5:6-e  Enforcement of Election Laws.  Upon receipt of a signed written complaint, or upon his or her own motion, the secretary of state, in his or her discretion and with the same power and authority outlined in RSA 5-B:4-a, may conduct investigations to determine whether any violation of RSA 652 through RSA 664 or RSA 666 has occurred and to institute enforcement proceedings and impose penalties relative to any violations found.

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

Links

SB47 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 Senate Hearing
Jan. 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB47 Revision: 2711 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 10:18 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and Referred to Election Law and Internal Affairs; SJ 4
Jan. 24, 2017 Hearing: 01/24/2017, Room 102, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 7
March 29, 2017 Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 03/29/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 16
March 29, 2017 Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 03/29/2017; SJ 11
Jan. 3, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 01/03/2018; SC 48
Jan. 3, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 01/03/2018; SJ 1