Bill Details - HB165 (2019)

HB 165 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0112

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 165

 

AN ACT prohibiting a public official from contracting out his or her duties.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr. 24; Rep. Ulery, Hills. 37; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a public official from entering into a contract with a third party to perform his or her official duties and establishes a criminal penalty for such a delegation of authority.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0112

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting a public official from contracting out his or her duties.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Corrupt Practices; Delegation of Obligations Prohibited.  Amend RSA 640 by inserting after section 7 the following new section:

640:8  Delegation of Obligations Prohibited.  No elected or appointed public official shall enter into a contract with a third party to perform the public official's obligations and duties to the public.  Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2020.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 40
Jan. 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/16/2019 11:00 am LOB 306
Jan. 24, 2019 Executive Session: 01/24/2019 02:00 pm LOB 306
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/14/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 11 P. 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/14/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB165 Revision: 4469 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 9:26 a.m.