Bill Details - HB588 (2019)

HB 588 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0609

11/03

 

HOUSE BILL 588

 

AN ACT relative to presidential nominations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Huot, Belk. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the declaration of candidacy form for presidential primary candidates.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0609

11/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to presidential nominations.

 

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

 

1  Presidential Nominations; Declaration of Candidacy.  Amend RSA 655:47, I to read as follows:

I.  The names of any persons to be voted upon as candidates for president at the presidential primary shall be printed on the ballots upon the filing of declarations of candidacy with the secretary of state in the following form and signed by the candidate:

I, _____________________, swear under penalties of perjury that I am qualified to be a candidate for president of the United States pursuant to article II, section 1, clause 4 of the United States Constitution, which states, "No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States." I further declare that I am domiciled in __________, in the city (or town or unincorporated place) of _______________, county of _______________, state of __________, that I am a registered member of the __________ party or that I am a recognized candidate for President in the party in which I desire to file; that I am a candidate for nomination for the office of president to be made at the primary election to be held on the _____ day of __________; and I hereby request that my name be printed on the official primary ballot of said __________ party as a candidate for such nomination.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 21
Jan. 30, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/30/2019 10:30 am LOB 308
Feb. 13, 2019 Executive Session: 02/13/2019 11:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/27/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 13 P. 7
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 9
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 9
May 16, 2019 Hearing: 05/16/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:30 am; SC 22
May 23, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/23/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 23

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
May 16, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 23, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB588 Revision: 4845 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 2:47 p.m.