Bill Text - HB469 (2019)

Revision: Jan. 10, 2019, 3:23 p.m.

HB 469 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0739

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 469

 

AN ACT relative to limiting amendments to warrant articles in towns that have adopted official ballot voting.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that amendments to petitioned warrant articles in towns that have adopted official ballot voting shall not change the intent of the original warrant.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0739

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to limiting amendments to warrant articles in towns that have adopted official ballot voting.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Official Ballot Voting; Petitioned Warrant Articles; Amendment.  Amend RSA 40:13, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  Amendments to petitioned warrant articles shall not change the intended effect of the article as presented in the original petition.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.