HB1105 (2020) Detail

Relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.


HB 1105-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2027

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1105-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. Comeau, Carr. 5; Rep. MacDonald, Carr. 6; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that original warrant articles be placed on the official ballot at certain meetings even if such articles have been amended during the first session of the meeting.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2027

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Government of Town Meeting; Official Ballot Referenda; Warrant Articles.  Amend RSA 40:13, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  If a warrant article is amended at the first session, then the original article shall also be placed on the official ballot preceding the amended article.  In the event both articles are adopted, the amended article shall supersede the original article.

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

Links

HB1105 at GenCourtMobile
HB1105 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 18, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1105 Revision: 6735 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 9
Feb. 18, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/18/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 10-7; RC) HC 10 P. 66
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 10-7; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 12, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Reconsider (Rep. Ebel): MA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/12/2020