Bill Details - SB46 (2019)

SB 46 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/28/2019   1042s

2019 SESSION

19-0933

11/04

 

SENATE BILL 46

 

AN ACT relative to qualifications of the inspectors of election.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that inspectors of election be registered to vote in the city or town where they serve, and allows persons registered to vote in one city ward to serve as inspectors of election in a different ward of the same city.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/28/2019   1042s 19-0933

11/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to qualifications of the inspectors of election.

 

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

 

1  Cities and Wards; Wards.  Amend RSA 44:4 to read as follows:

44:4  Wards.  Each ward into which a city may be divided by law, or in pursuance of law, shall be a town for the purpose of the election of governor, councilor, state senator, representative to the general court, all county officers, senator and representative in congress, and electors of president and vice-president of the United States, and in all matters relating to jurors.  A ward shall not be considered a town for purposes of determining qualifications of inspectors of election pursuant to RSA 658:3.

2  Pre-Election Procedure; Inspectors of Election; Qualifications.  Amend RSA 658:3 to read as follows:

658:3  Qualifications.  The inspectors of election shall be registered to vote [at the polling place] in the city or town where they serve, provided that persons registered to vote in a city ward may serve as inspectors of election in a different ward of the same city.

3  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. 23, 2019 Hearing: 01/23/2019, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 7
March 21, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1042s, 03/21/2019; SC 14
March 21, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-1042s, AA, VV; 03/21/2019; SJ 9
March 21, 2019 Sen. Giuda Moved Laid on Table, MF, VV; 03/21/2019; SJ 9
March 21, 2019 Sen. Giuda Moved Laid on Table, 03/21/2019; SJ 9
March 21, 2019 Sen. Giuda Withdraws Motion to Lay on Table; 03/21/2019; SJ 9
March 21, 2019 Special Order to next week, Without Objection, MA; 03/21/2019; SJ 9
March 28, 2019 Special Order to 03/28/2019, Without Objection, MA; 03/21/2019 SJ 9
March 28, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1042s, 03/28/2019; SC 15
March 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1042s, 03/27/2019; SC 15
March 28, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-1042s, AF, VV; 03/28/2019; SJ 11
March 28, 2019 Sen. Feltes Moved to Rerefer to Committee, MA, VV; 03/28/2019; SJ 11

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB46 Revision: 4990 Date: Jan. 17, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
SB46 Revision: 5632 Date: March 22, 2019, 11:57 a.m.