Bill Details - SB172 (2019)

SB 172  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-1007

04/05

 

SENATE BILL 172

 

AN ACT relative to transfers within the judicial branch.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the judicial branch transfer authority and removes an unnecessary statutory reference.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-1007

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to transfers within the judicial branch.

 

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

 

1  Appropriations; Transfers Authorized.  Amend RSA 9:16-a, I to read as follows:

I.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every department as defined in RSA 9:1 is hereby authorized to transfer funds within and among all accounting units within said department, provided that any transfer of $100,000 or more shall require prior approval of the fiscal committee of the general court and the governor and council, and provided that no funds may be transferred in violation of the provisions of RSA 9:17-a, 9:17-b, or 9:17-c, [or 9:17-d] or in violation of any restrictions otherwise provided by law.  The restrictions included in RSA 9:17-a, 9:17-b, or 9:17-c[, or 9:17-d] shall not apply if a transfer is necessary to satisfy a federal maintenance of effort requirement to ensure the receipt of federal funds.

2  Transfer of Appropriations; Judicial Branch.  Amend RSA 9:17-d to read as follows:

9:17-d  Transfer of Appropriations, Judicial Branch.  The supreme court may transfer funds for any specific purposes to funds for other purposes in the general appropriations for any accounting unit within the judicial branch, provided that any transfer of [$75,000] $100,000 or more shall require prior approval of the fiscal committee of the general court, and provided that no funds may be transferred in violation of the provisions of RSA 9:17-a or any other restriction provided by law.  The judicial branch shall certify such transfers to the commissioner of administrative services.  The certification shall state that the transfers are necessary to efficiently carry out the functions of the courts and that the legislative fiscal committee has approved the transfers.  The provisions of this section shall not supersede the provisions of RSA 99:4 and RSA 9:17-a.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Finance; SJ 4
Feb. 12, 2019 Hearing: 02/12/2019, Room 103, SH, 01:30 pm; SC 10
March 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/07/2019; SC 12
March 7, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/07/2019; SJ 7
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Finance HJ 11 P. 70
April 24, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/24/2019 10:00 am LOB 210-211
April 30, 2019 Division I Work Session: 04/30/2019 10:00 am LOB 212
May 1, 2019 Executive Session: 05/01/2019 01:00 pm LOB 210-211
Retained in Committee

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 12, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 24, 2019 House Hearing
May 1, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB172 Revision: 5135 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 8:53 a.m.