HB1393 (2020) Detail

Relative to the election of Grafton county commissioners.


HB 1393 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0246h

2020 SESSION

20-2122

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1393

 

AN ACT relative to the election of Grafton county commissioners.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Ford, Graf. 3; Rep. Almy, Graf. 13; Rep. French, Graf. 14; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Maes, Graf. 6; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Rep. Nordgren, Graf. 12; Rep. Ruprecht, Graf. 15; Rep. Suzanne Smith, Graf. 8; Rep. Stavis, Graf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the terms of the Grafton county commissioners beginning in 2020 so that one member is elected to a 4-year term at each general election.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Feb2020... 0246h

20-2122

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the election of Grafton county commissioners.

 

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

 

1  Election; County Commissioners; Grafton County Removed.  Amend RSA 653:1, VI(a) to read as follows:

(a)  [Grafton and] Hillsborough [counties] county-one county commissioner by those voters in each county commissioner district in [each] the county;

2  New Subparagraph; Election; Grafton County Commissioners.  Amend RSA 653:1, VI by inserting after subparagraph (i) the following new subparagraph:

(j)  Grafton county-one county commissioner by the voters in each county commissioner district; provided that, at the 2020 state general election, the commissioner from district 2 shall be elected to a 2-year term, the commissioner from district 3 shall be elected to a 4-year term and the commissioner from district 1 shall be elected to a 2-year term.  At each subsequent state general election, 2 commissioners shall be chosen in the county by the voters of the districts in which a commissioner's term is expiring; and, of the commissioners so chosen, one shall serve a 4-year term and one shall serve a 2-year term and both shall hold their offices until their successors are chosen and qualified.  Following the 2020 state general election, the 4-year term shall be rotated in sequence starting with district 1.

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

Links

HB1393 at GenCourtMobile
HB1393 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1393 Revision: 8160 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:19 p.m.
HB1393 Revision: 7016 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:46 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 20
Jan. 16, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/16/2020 09:30 am LOB 301
Jan. 29, 2020 Executive Session: 01/29/2020 01:30 pm LOB 301
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0246h (Vote 18-1; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0246h for 02/19/2020 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 7 P. 13
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0246h: AA VV 02/19/2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0246h: MA VV 02/19/2020
March 11, 2020 Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 7