Bill Details - HB297 (2019)

HB 297 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0251

11/01

 

HOUSE BILL 297

 

AN ACT relative to political advertisements on behalf of political committees or advocacy organizations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that any political advertisements made on behalf of political action committees or political advocacy organizations contain the same name and address on the advertisement as is registered with the secretary of state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0251

11/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to political advertisements on behalf of political committees or advocacy organizations.

 

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

 

1  Political Advertising; Signature, Identification, and Lack of Authorization.  Amend RSA 664:14, I to read as follows:

I.  All political advertising shall be signed at the beginning or the end with the names and addresses of the candidate, his fiscal agent, or the name and address of the chairman or the treasurer of a political committee, or the name and address of a natural person, according to whether a candidate, political committee, or natural person is responsible for it.  Said signature shall clearly designate the name of the candidate, party or political committee by or on whose behalf the same is published or broadcast.  In the case of political advertising made on behalf of a political committee registered with the secretary of state pursuant to RSA 664:3 or a political advocacy organization registered with the secretary of state pursuant to RSA 664:3-a, the name and address on the advertisement shall match the name and address registered with the secretary of state.

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. 44
Jan. 10, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/10/2019 10:45 am LOB 305-307
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/14/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 11 P. 4
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 10
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 8
April 10, 2019 Hearing: 04/10/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 17
April 11, 2019 Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 17
May 2, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 20
May 2, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2019; SJ 15
May 15, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 05/15/2019); SJ 17
May 8, 2019 Enrolled 05/08/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 11, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 10, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB297 Revision: 4413 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
HB297 Revision: 5818 Date: May 2, 2019, 12:47 p.m.