HB1276 (2020) Detail

Relative to ex-officio members of budget committees and planning boards.


HB 1276 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2010

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1276

 

AN ACT relative to ex-officio members of budget committees and planning boards.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits ex officio members of municipal budget committees and land use boards from voting on board matters.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2010

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to ex-officio members of budget committees and planning boards.

 

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

 

1  Municipal Budget Committee Membership.  Amend RSA 32:15, I(b) to read as follows:

(b)  One non-voting, ex officio member of the governing body of the municipality and, if the municipality is a town, one non-voting, ex officio member of the school board of each school district wholly within the town and one member of each village district wholly within the town, all of whom shall be appointed by their respective boards to serve for a term of one year and until their successors are qualified.  Each such ex officio member may be represented by an alternate member designated by the respective board, who shall, when sitting, have the same authority as the regular non-voting, ex officio member.

2  Planning and Zoning; Definitions; Ex Officio Member.  Amend RSA 672:5 to read as follows:

672:5  Ex Officio Member.  "Ex officio member" means any member who holds office by virtue of an official position and who shall exercise all the powers of regular members of a local land use board except voting.

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

Links

HB1276 at GenCourtMobile
HB1276 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 20, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1276 Revision: 6903 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 1:46 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 16
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 02:00 pm LOB 301-303
Jan. 29, 2020 Executive Session: 01/29/2020 01:30 pm LOB 301
Feb. 19, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 10-8; RC) HC 7 P. 34
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 10-8; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Feb. 20, 2020 Special Order to regular place in next calendar (Rep. Ley): MA VV 02/20/2020