HB1368 (2020) Detail

Relative to filling vacancies for at-large members of school boards and budget committees of cooperative school districts.


HB 1368 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

11Mar2020... 0661h

2020 SESSION

20-2627

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1368

 

AN ACT relative to filling vacancies for at-large members of school boards and budget committees of cooperative school districts.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Migliore, Graf. 9; Rep. Edgar, Rock. 21; Rep. Bushway, Rock. 21; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires vacancies for at-large members of cooperative school boards and budget committee members to be appointed by the moderator.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11Mar2020... 0661h 20-2627

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to filling vacancies for at-large members of school boards and budget committees of cooperative school districts.

 

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

 

1  School District Elections; Vacancies.  Amend RSA 671:33, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  In a cooperative school district, the remaining school board members representing the same town or towns as the departed member shall fill a vacancy on the school board, provided that there are at least 2 such members.  If there are less than 2 remaining members on the cooperative school board representing the same town or towns as the departed member, or if the remaining members are unable, by majority vote, to agree upon an appointment, the selectmen of the town or towns involved shall fill the vacancy by majority vote in convention.  If the selectmen are unable to fill the vacancy then the cooperative school district moderator shall make the appointment.  All vacancies for at-large board members of the cooperative school district shall be filled by the moderator.  A member appointed to fill a vacancy under this subparagraph shall serve until the next district election when the voters of the district shall elect a replacement for the unexpired term.

2  School District Elections; Vacancies.  Amend RSA 671:33, IV to read as follows:

IV.  In a cooperative school district, the remaining budget committee members representing the same town or towns as the departed member shall fill a vacancy on the budget committee, provided that there are at least 2 such members.  If there are less than 2 remaining members on the budget committee representing the same town or towns as the departed member, or if the remaining members are unable, by majority vote, to agree upon an appointment, the selectmen of the town or towns involved shall fill the vacancy by majority vote in convention.  If the selectmen are unable to fill the vacancy then the cooperative school district moderator shall make the appointment.  If the vacancy is for the cooperative school board representative to the cooperative school district budget committee, such vacancy shall be filled by the cooperative school board.  All vacancies for at-large members of the cooperative school district budget committee shall be filled by the moderator.  A member appointed to fill a vacancy under this subparagraph shall serve until the next district election when the voters of the district shall elect a replacement for the unexpired term.

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

Links

HB1368 at GenCourtMobile
HB1368 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 10, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 26, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1368 Revision: 8281 Date: March 11, 2020, 2:36 p.m.
HB1368 Revision: 6994 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:20 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 19
Feb. 10, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/10/2020 10:45 am LOB 207
Feb. 13, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/13/2020 10:45 am LOB 207
Feb. 26, 2020 Executive Session: 02/26/2020 10:00 am LOB 207
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0661h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 10 P. 11
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0661h (Vote 18-1; CC)
March 11, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0661h: AA VV 03/11/2020
March 11, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0661h: MA VV 03/11/2020