Bill Details - HB246 (2019)

HB 246 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0297

04/01

 

HOUSE BILL 246

 

AN ACT relative to penalties for corrupt practices.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr. 24; Rep. Howard, Belk. 8; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Ulery, Hills. 37

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a public servant who remains silent and fails to be accountable shall be guilty of fraud.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0297

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to penalties for corrupt practices.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Bribery in Official and Political Matters.  Amend RSA 640:2 by inserting after paragraph I the following new paragraph:

I-a.  Any public servant who remains silent and fails to be accountable as expressed in article 8 of the New Hampshire Bill of Rights, shall ipso facto be deemed guilty of fraud and shall be subject to the penalty contained in RSA 92:2.  

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 Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 42
Jan. 9, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/09/2019 11:30 am LOB204
Jan. 17, 2019 Executive Session: 01/17/2019 11:00 am LOB 204
Jan. 31, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/31/2019 (Vote 16-4; RC) HC 9 P. 6
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 16-4; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Jan. 31, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/31/2019
Jan. 31, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/31/2019 HJ 4 P. 7

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 9, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Jan. 31, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB246 Revision: 4304 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 3:41 p.m.