Bill Details - SB153 (2019)

SB 153  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0635

05/03

 

SENATE BILL 153

 

AN ACT establishing state holidays for biennial state primary elections and quadrennial presidential primary elections.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Bordenet, Ches. 5; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes state holidays for biennial state primary elections and quadrennial presidential primary elections.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0635

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing state holidays for biennial state primary elections and quadrennial presidential primary elections.

 

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

 

1  Holidays; Primaries Added.  Amend RSA 288:1 to read as follows:

288:1  Holidays.  January 1; the third Monday in January, known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights Day; the third Monday in February, known as Washington's Birthday; the last Monday in May, known as Memorial Day or, on a date to coincide with the federal observance if it is held on a different day; July 4, known as Independence Day; the first Monday in September, known as Labor Day; the second Monday in October, known as Columbus Day; the day on which the biennial election, [is] biennial state primary, and quadrennial presidential primary are held; November 11, known as Veterans Day; Thanksgiving Day, whenever appointed; and Christmas Day are legal holidays.

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 and Municipal Affairs; SJ 4
Jan. 30, 2019 Hearing: 01/30/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:45 am; SC 8
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 02/14/2019; SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 02/14/2019; SJ 5

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB153 Revision: 5150 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 9:06 a.m.