HB 429 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 429
SPONSORS: Rep. Muscatel, Graf. 12; Rep. Espitia, Hills. 31
COMMITTEE: Election Law
This bill establishes a committee to study ways to improve civic engagement 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
05/15/2019 1885s 19-0659
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:
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Four members of the house of representatives, including 2 members from the majority party and 2 members from the minority party, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) Two members of the senate, including one member from each party, appointed by the president of the senate.
II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.
212:3 Duties. The committee shall review current levels of civic engagement in New Hampshire, measured by factors such as voter turnout, voter awareness, and volunteerism, and develop recommendations for improving those levels in New Hampshire moving forward.
212:4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
212:5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2019.
Approved: July 12, 2019
Effective Date: July 12, 2019
|Jan. 17, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 5, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 14, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 17, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|May 15, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
July 12, 2019: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/12/2019; Chapter 212; Eff: 07/12/2019
June 27, 2019: Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53
June 27, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21
June 13, 2019: House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1885s (Rep. Moynihan): MA VV 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 3
May 15, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1885s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/15/2019; SJ 16
May 15, 2019: Committee Amendment # 2019-1885s, AA, VV; 05/15/2019; SJ 16
May 15, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1885s, 05/15/2019; SC 22
April 17, 2019: Hearing: 04/17/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:15 am; SC 18
March 7, 2019: Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 8
Feb. 14, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 10
: 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. 5, 2019: Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Jan. 17, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/17/2019 10:00 am LOB 308
Jan. 3, 2019: Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 14