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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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 HJ 5 P. 11

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.