Bill Details - HB122 (2019)

HB 122 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

14Feb2019... 0120h

2019 SESSION

19-0035

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 122

 

AN ACT allowing for gifts, grants, and donations on behalf of state and national legislative association events.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill excludes from legislative prohibitions and reporting requirements the solicitation and acceptance of gifts, grants, or donations on behalf of certain official state and national legislative association events.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT allowing for gifts, grants, and donations on behalf of state and national legislative association events.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Gifts and Honorariums; Legislature; definition of Gift; Exclusion Added.  Amend RSA 14-C:2, IV(b) by inserting after subparagraph (14) the following new subparagraph:

(15)  Gifts, grants, or donations on behalf of an official meeting, conference, or event of a state or national legislative association to which the general court pays dues and which includes among its membership the New Hampshire general court, officers, or staff.

2  Gifts and Honorariums; Solicitation or Acceptance.  Amend RSA 14-C:3, III to read as follows:

III.  It shall be unlawful for any legislator or legislative employee to solicit or to knowingly accept, directly or indirectly, any gift, as defined in this chapter, or to fail to meet the reporting requirements of this chapter.  This prohibition shall not apply to the solicitation or acceptance of gifts, grants, or donations on behalf of an official meeting, conference, or event of a state or national legislative association to which the general court pays dues and which includes among its membership the New Hampshire general court, officers, or staff.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 2 P. 38
Jan. 23, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/23/2019 01:00 pm LOB 303
Jan. 30, 2019 Executive Session: 01/30/2019 01:00 pm LOB 303
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0120h (Vote 14-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0120h for 02/14/2019 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 11 P. 8
Feb. 14, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0120h: AA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 17
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0120h: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 17
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 8
May 15, 2019 ==CANCELLED== Hearing: 05/15/2019, Room 101, LOB, 10:30 am; SC 20
May 16, 2019 ==RESCHEDULED== Hearing: 05/16/2019, Room 101, LOB, 10:30 am; SC 21
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2202s; Vote 5-0; CC
May 30, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2202s, 05/30/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 24

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote
May 15, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 16, 2019 Senate Hearing
Senate Floor Vote
May 30, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB122 Revision: 4367 Date: Dec. 26, 2018, 3:14 p.m.
HB122 Revision: 5358 Date: Feb. 15, 2019, 11:55 a.m.