HB1357 (2020) Detail

Relative to the distribution of campaign materials inside a polling place.


HB 1357 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2601

11/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1357

 

AN ACT relative to the distribution of campaign materials inside a polling place.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Rep. Hamer, Hills. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the prohibition on electioneering in the polling place.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2601

11/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the distribution of campaign materials inside a polling place.

 

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

 

1  Election Procedure; Prohibited Acts; Distributing Campaign Materials at Polling Place.  Amend RSA 659:43, II to read as follows:

II.  No person who is a candidate for office or who is representing or working for a candidate shall distribute any campaign materials or perform any electioneering activities or any activity which affects the safety, welfare and rights of voters within a corridor 10 feet wide and extending a distance from the entrance door of the building as determined by the moderator where the election is being held, or within a polling place.

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

Links

HB1357 at GenCourtMobile
HB1357 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1357 Revision: 7036 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:06 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Election Law
Jan. 15, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/15/2020 10:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 11:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 5
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/19/2020