HB 1184 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1184
SPONSORS: Rep. Wells, Merr. 1
COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs
This bill establishes a committee to study the development of a small business start-up guide and flowchart.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Four 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.
3 Duties. The committee shall study state and local requirements with which new business owners in New Hampshire may have to comply prior to operating a new locally-owned business in this state. In completing such a study, the committee is authorized to create subcommittees focused on the specialized start-up needs of specific businesses, including restaurants, providers of lodging, and independent retail businesses. The committee shall, as part of such study, seek input and advice from the following stakeholders:
I. The New Hampshire department of business and economic affairs.
II. The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire.
III. The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center.
IV. Municipal and state agencies that require or review permits for prospective small business owners including, but not limited to, the New Hampshire department of employment security.
V. Current small business owners in the state.
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. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
5 Report. The committee shall report its findings, any recommendations for proposed legislation, and its proposed business start-up flowchart 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.
|Jan. 22, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 4, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 12|
|Jan. 22, 2020||Public Hearing: 01/22/2020 01:00 pm LOB 302|
|Jan. 31, 2020||Subcommittee Work Session: 01/31/2020 09:30 am LOB 302|
|Feb. 4, 2020||Executive Session: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 302|
|March 11, 2020||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 10 P. 4|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|March 11, 2020||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/11/2020 HJ 7 P. 5|