Bill Details - HB374 (2019)

HB 374 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0239

11/03

 

HOUSE BILL 374

 

AN ACT prohibiting certain state officers from forming political action committees.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gidge, Hills. 33; Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Love, Rock. 6; Rep. Hill, Merr. 3; Sen. French, Dist 7

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain state officers and candidates for office from forming political committees or political advocacy organizations.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0239

11/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting certain state officers from forming political action committees.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Political Expenditures and Contributions; Prohibited Political Committees and Political Advocacy Organizations.  Amend RSA 664 by inserting after section 664:3-a the following new section:

664:3-b  Prohibited Political Committees and Political Advocacy Organizations.  No secretary of state, state treasurer, or individual running for these offices, shall form a political committee or political advocacy organization, or be involved in decision making for or solicit contributions to a political committee or political advocacy organization.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2020.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 12
Jan. 17, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/17/2019 01:00 pm LOB 308
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 14, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/14/2019 (Vote 12-7; RC) HC 11 P. 14
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote ; 12-7)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Feb. 14, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 236-139 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 30

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB374 Revision: 4608 Date: Jan. 7, 2019, 2:52 p.m.