HB 106 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 106
SPONSORS: Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. W. Pearson, Ches. 16; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Spang, Straf. 6; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Rep. Kenney, Straf. 6; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Huot, Belk. 3; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5
COMMITTEE: Election Law
This bill amends the general statutory definitions of "resident or inhabitant" and "residence or residency" to include an intent to maintain a principal place of physical presence for the indefinite future. The bill restores language removed from the law in 2018, 370 (HB 1264).
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
21:6 Resident; Inhabitant. A resident or inhabitant or both of this state and of any city, town or other political subdivision of this state shall be a person who is domiciled or has a place of abode or both in this state and in any city, town or other political subdivision of this state, and who has, through all of his or her actions, demonstrated a current intent to designate that place of abode as his or her principal place of physical presence for the indefinite future to the exclusion of all others.
21:6-a Residence. Residence or residency shall mean a person's place of abode or domicile. The place of abode or domicile is that designated by a person as his or her principal place of physical presence for the indefinite future to the exclusion of all others. Such residence or residency shall not be interrupted or lost by a temporary absence from it, if there is an intent to return to such residence or residency as the principal place of physical presence.
VETOED July 29, 2019
Veto Sustained September 18, 2019
|Jan. 10, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 12, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 7, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|March 27, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|April 17, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|June 6, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 2, 2019||Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 37|
|Jan. 10, 2019||Public Hearing: 01/10/2019 01:00 pm LOB 305-307|
|Feb. 12, 2019||Executive Session: 02/12/2019 11:00 am LOB 308|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-8; RC)|
|March 7, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/07/2019 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 14 P. 10|
|Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate|
|March 7, 2019||Ought to Pass: MA RC 213-154 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 27|
|March 14, 2019||Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 9|
|March 27, 2019||Hearing: 03/27/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 15|
|April 17, 2019||Hearing: 04/17/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:15 am; SC 18|
|June 6, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 06/06/2019; SC 25|
|June 6, 2019||Ought to Pass: RC 14Y-10N, MA; OT3rdg; 06/06/2019; SJ 19|
|June 27, 2019||Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21|
|June 27, 2019||Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 56|
|July 29, 2019||Vetoed by Governor Sununu 07/29/2019|
|Sept. 18, 2019||Veto Sustained 09/18/2019: RC 224-158 Lacking Necessary Two-Thirds Vote HJ 21 P. 5|