HB429 (2019) Detail

Establishing a committee to study ways to improve civic engagement in New Hampshire.


CHAPTER 212

HB 429 - FINAL VERSION

 

05/15/2019   1885s

2019 SESSION

19-0659

11/06

 

HOUSE BILL 429

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study ways to improve civic engagement in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Muscatel, Graf. 12; Rep. Espitia, Hills. 31

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

11/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study ways to improve civic engagement in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

212:1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study ways to improve civic engagement in New Hampshire.

212:2  Membership and Compensation.

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.

212:6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: July 12, 2019

Effective Date: July 12, 2019

Links

HB429 at GenCourtMobile
HB429 Discussion

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
April 17, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 15, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB429 Revision: 6559 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
HB429 Revision: 6262 Date: June 13, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
HB429 Revision: 5975 Date: May 15, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
HB429 Revision: 4660 Date: Jan. 8, 2019, 8:44 a.m.

Docket


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