HB1385 (2020) Detail

Relative to portraits and memorial objects in the state house, legislative office building, and Upham Walker house.


HB 1385 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2072

10/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1385

 

AN ACT relative to portraits and memorial objects in the state house, legislative office building, and Upham Walker house.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Welch, Rock. 13; Rep. Wall, Straf. 6; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the responsibilities for placement of portraits, flags, busts, statues, or other memorial objects within or on the state house, legislative office building, and Upham Walker house.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2072

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to portraits and memorial objects in the state house, legislative office building, and Upham Walker house.

 

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

 

1  Portraits and Other Memorials; State House, Legislative Office Building, Upham Walker House.  Amend RSA 4:9 to read as follows:

4:9  Portraits or Other Memorials.  No portraits, busts, statues, or other memorial objects shall be placed in or on the state house with the exception of those areas defined by RSA 14:14-b, III and those areas of the state house second floor under the use and control of the general court, state house annex, state library, Hannah Dustin monument, Franklin Pierce homestead, Daniel Webster birthplace, or grounds connected with each without the consent of the governor and council.  Any portraits, flags, busts, statues, or other memorial objects to be placed in or on the state house, legislative office building, or Upham Walker house shall be at the direction of the joint legislative historical committee in consultation with the director of the division of historical resources, department of natural and cultural resources.  The director, division of historical resources, shall be responsible for the [location and] care of such memorial objects at any of these sites.

2  New Paragraph; Joint Legislative Historical Committee; Responsibilities.  Amend RSA 17-I:2 by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraph:

IX.  To be responsible for the placement of portraits, flags, busts, statues, or other memorial objects within or on the state house, legislative office building, or Upham Walker house in consultation with the division of historical resources, department of natural and cultural resources.

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

Links

HB1385 at GenCourtMobile
HB1385 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 19, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2020 House Exec Session
March 2, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1385 Revision: 7011 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:40 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 1 P. 20
Feb. 5, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/05/2020 11:30 am LOB 303
Feb. 19, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 02/19/2020 02:30 pm LOB 303
Feb. 13, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 02/13/2020 02:30 pm LOB 303
March 2, 2020 ==TIME CHANGE== Executive Session: 03/02/2020 01:30 pm LOB 303
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 10-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/11/2020 (Vote 10-0; CC) HC 10 P. 24
March 11, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/11/2020 HJ 7 P. 48
June 16, 2020 Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8