HB256 (2019) Detail

(New Title) establishing reciprocity for notaries in abutting states.


CHAPTER 47

HB 256-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

7Mar2019... 0098h

2019 SESSION

19-0360

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 256-FN

 

AN ACT establishing reciprocity for notaries in abutting states.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a resident of an abutting state who is a registered notary in such state and who carries on a trade, business, or practice in New Hampshire may become a notary in New Hampshire.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

7Mar2019... 0098h 19-0360

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing reciprocity for notaries in abutting states.

 

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

 

47:1  Notary Public; Application; Nonresidents.  Amend RSA 455:2 to read as follows:

455:2  Application.  Any person applying to be a notary public shall be a resident of this state or be a resident of an abutting state who is regularly employed or carries on a trade, business, or practice in this state at the time of applying.  The applicant shall sign a written statement under oath as to whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime that has not been annulled by a court, other than minor traffic violations.  The applicant shall be endorsed for appointment by 2 notaries public and a registered voter of this state.  A resident of an abutting state may be commissioned as a notary public in New Hampshire provided that the individual submits to the secretary of state:  the notary application fee required under RSA 5:10 and an affidavit stating that the individual (i) is a resident of an abutting state, (ii) is a registered notary in such state, and (iii) is regularly employed or carries on a trade, business, or practice in New Hampshire.

47:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 05, 2019

Effective Date: August 04, 2019

 

 

Links

HB256 at GenCourtMobile
HB256 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 22, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 16, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB256 Revision: 6216 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
HB256 Revision: 5795 Date: May 2, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
HB256 Revision: 5486 Date: March 21, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
HB256 Revision: 4313 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Docket


June 5, 2019: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/05/2019; Chapter 47; Eff: 08/04/2019


May 8, 2019: Enrolled 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 101


May 15, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 05/15/2019); SJ 17


May 2, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2019; SJ 15


May 2, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 20


April 16, 2019: Hearing: 04/16/2019, Room 100, SH, 10:00 am; SC 18


March 14, 2019: Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 9


March 7, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0098h: MA DV 343-2 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 46


March 7, 2019: Amendment # 2019-0098h: AA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 46


: Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 62


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0098h (NT) (Vote 16-3; RC)


Feb. 27, 2019: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0098h (NT) for 02/27/2019 (Vote 16-3; RC) HC 13 P. 31


Feb. 12, 2019: ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:00 am LOB 208


Jan. 23, 2019: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/23/2019 09:00 am LOB 208


Jan. 22, 2019: ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/22/2019 01:00 pm LOB 208


Jan. 15, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/15/2019 10:00 am LOB208


Jan. 2, 2019: Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 43