Bill Details - HB457 (2019)

HB 457-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

27Feb2019... 0599h

2019 SESSION

19-0067

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 457-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Meuse, Rock. 29; Rep. Fellows, Graf. 8; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

27Feb2019... 0599h 19-0067

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Five members of the house of representatives, at least 2 of whom shall be members of the minority party, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  One member of the senate, 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.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the making and preservation of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives, including all hearings, work sessions, and executive sessions of standing committees, and their availability for live viewing on the Internet.

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.

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.

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

 

LBAO

19-0067

Amended 2/28/19

 

HB 457-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-0599h)

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [  ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.  The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill, as amended, has no fiscal impact on state, county and local expenditures or revenue.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 3 P. 15
Feb. 6, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/06/2019 10:30 am LOB 303
Feb. 13, 2019 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/13/2019 12:30 pm LOB 303
Feb. 20, 2019 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/20/2019 10:00 am LOB 303
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0599h (NT) for 02/27/2019 (Vote 11-0; CC) HC 13 P. 12
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0599h (NT) (Vote 11-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0599h (NT): AA VV 02/27/2019
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0599h (NT): MA VV 02/27/2019
Feb. 27, 2019 Referred to Finance 02/27/2019
March 22, 2019 Finance Division I Work Session: 03/22/2019 10:30 am LOB 212

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 20, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB457 Revision: 4677 Date: Jan. 10, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
HB457 Revision: 5390 Date: March 4, 2019, 11:29 a.m.