HB1184 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study development of a small business start-up guide and flowchart.


HB 1184 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2247

11/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1184

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study development of a small business start-up guide and flowchart.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wells, Merr. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2247

11/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study development of a small business start-up guide and flowchart.

 

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 development of a small business start up guide and flowchart.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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.

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

Links

HB1184 at GenCourtMobile
HB1184 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1184 Revision: 6821 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
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