HB1183 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the registration of lobbyists.


HB 1183 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2245

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1183

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the registration of lobbyists.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horn, Merr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the registration of lobbyists under RSA 15.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2245

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the registration of lobbyists.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the registration of lobbyists.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

III.  The committee shall solicit information and assistance from any organization or person as the committee sees fit.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the registration of lobbyists under RSA 15.  Specifically, the committee shall examine the authority of the secretary state in administering RSA 15; the authority of the attorney general in enforcing the provisions of RSA 15; the consistency of lobbyists' compliance with reporting requirements; and the funding of the lobbyist registration program under RSA 15.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1183 at GenCourtMobile
HB1183 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1183 Revision: 6818 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:14 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 10:45 am LOB 303
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:00 pm LOB 303
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 13-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 7 P. 11
Feb. 19, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 17