Bill Details - HB287 (2019)

HB 287 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

14Feb2019... 0291h

2019 SESSION

19-0694

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 287

 

AN ACT relative to nepotism in state employment.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill expands the prohibition on nepotism in the executive branch code of ethics to include a stepparent, grandparent, and grandchild.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14Feb2019... 0291h 19-0694

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to nepotism in state employment.

 

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

 

1  Executive Branch Code of Ethics; Nepotism.  Amend RSA 21-G:26-a to read as follows:

21-G:26-a  Nepotism.  No executive branch official or classified employee shall directly hire, evaluate, set the compensation or salary for, supervise, or terminate the employment of any full-time or part-time employee, temporary employee, or member of a state board or commission if such employee or member is related to such official in one of the following ways:

I.  Spouse;

II.  Parent by birth or adoption; stepparent;

III.  Son or daughter by birth or adoption;

IV.  Stepson or stepdaughter;

V.  Brother or sister by whole or half blood or by adoption; [or]

VI.  Mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, or son-in-law; or

VII.  Grandparent or grandchild.

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 Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 44
Jan. 10, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/10/2019 01:00 pm LOB306
Jan. 24, 2019 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 01/24/2019 02:00 pm LOB 306
Feb. 5, 2019 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0291h (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0291h for 02/14/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 11 P. 6
Feb. 14, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0291h: AA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 12
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0291h: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 12
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 8

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB287 Revision: 4565 Date: Dec. 28, 2018, 10:07 a.m.
HB287 Revision: 5354 Date: Feb. 15, 2019, 12:07 p.m.