HB1169 (2020) Detail

Relative to requiring a roll call vote when one member of a public body participates electronically.


HB 1169 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 0476h

2020 SESSION

20-2216

01/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1169

 

AN ACT relative to requiring a roll call vote when one member of a public body participates electronically.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. O'Brien, Hills. 36; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the manner in which votes are recorded when a member of a public body is participating in a meeting by electronic or other means of communication.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12Mar2020... 0476h 20-2216

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to requiring a roll call vote when one member of a public body participates electronically.

 

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

 

1  Right-to-Know Law; Meetings Open to the Public.  Amend RSA 91-A:2, III(e) to read as follows:

(e)  A member participating in a meeting by the means described in this paragraph is deemed to be present at the meeting for purposes of voting.  All votes taken during such a meeting [shall] may be by roll call vote.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1169 at GenCourtMobile
HB1169 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1169 Revision: 8410 Date: March 18, 2020, 11:44 a.m.
HB1169 Revision: 6799 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:02 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 10:00 am LOB 208
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0476h (Vote 12-8; RC)
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0476h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 10 P. 60
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 12, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0476h: AA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0476h: MA VV 03/12/2020
June 16, 2020 Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8