HB 370 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 370
SPONSORS: Rep. Cloutier, Sull. 10; Rep. Merchant, Sull. 4; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Rep. O'Hearne, Sull. 3; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5
COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government
This bill removes the prohibition against appointed city planning board members holding other municipal office, and permits any 2 appointed or elected members of a city or town planning board to serve on other municipal boards or commissions, subject to certain restrictions.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
IV. Every alternate member appointed to a planning board under this section shall comply with the multiple membership requirements of RSA 673:7, I [and II].
673:7 Planning Board Members Serving on Other Local Boards.
I. [In the case of towns,] Any 2 appointed or elected members of the planning board in a city or town may also serve together on any other municipal board or commission, except that no more than one appointed or elected member of the planning board shall serve on the conservation commission, the local governing body, or a local land use board as defined in RSA 672:7.
[II. In cities, appointed members shall not hold any other municipal office, except that:
(a) One of the appointed members may be a member of the zoning board of adjustment;
(b) Either one appointed member or one ex officio member may be a member of the conservation commission if one exists in the city; and
(c) Either one appointed member or one ex officio member may be a member of the heritage commission, the historic district commission, the agricultural commission, the housing commission, or all 4 if such commissions exist in the municipality.]
[III.] II. In counties in which there are located unincorporated towns or unorganized places, the county commissioners shall determine which members of the planning board for those towns and places, if any, may serve on other municipal boards or commissions.
Approved: June 21, 2019
Effective Date: August 20, 2019
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 3 P. 11|
|Feb. 5, 2019||Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 301|
|Feb. 26, 2019||==TIME CHANGE== Executive Session: 02/26/2019 01:00 pm LOB 301|
|Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 11-8; RC)|
|March 19, 2019||Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/19/2019 (Vote 11-8; RC) HC 16 P. 30|
|Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0666h|
|March 20, 2019||Amendment # 2019-0666h: AF VV 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 16|
|March 20, 2019||Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 16|
|March 28, 2019||Introduced 03/28/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 12|
|April 10, 2019||Hearing: 04/10/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 17|
|April 11, 2019||Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 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 HJ 15 P. 101|
|June 21, 2019||Signed by Governor Sununu 06/21/2019; Chapter 105; Eff: 08/20/2019|
|Feb. 5, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 26, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 19, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 11, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|April 10, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|May 2, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|