Bill Details - HB202 (2019)

HB 202 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0205

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 202

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for presidential primary candidates.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Somssich, Rock. 27; Rep. Meuse, Rock. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that any presidential primary candidate file 5 years' worth of his or her federal income tax returns along with his or her declaration of candidacy to the secretary of state, and requires the secretary of state to certify and make publicly available such tax returns.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0205

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for presidential primary candidates.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Presidential Nominations; Federal Income Tax Returns.  Amend RSA 655 by inserting after section 48 the following new section:

655:48-a  Federal Income Tax Returns.  No candidate for the office of president shall have his or her name placed on the ballot for the presidential primary unless the candidate shall submit to the secretary of state at the time of filing the declaration of candidacy his or her federal income tax returns for the immediately preceding 5 years.  The secretary of state shall certify and make publicly available all such tax returns.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 41
Jan. 15, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/15/2019 01:00 pm LOB308
Jan. 22, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 6, 2019 Executive Session: 02/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 13 P. 6
Feb. 27, 2019 Removed from Consent (Rep. Meuse) 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 2
Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 62
March 7, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 291-72 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 30

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 6, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB202 Revision: 4451 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 8:51 a.m.