HB1415 (2020) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to study campaign finance disclosure laws and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures.


HB 1415 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 0730h

2020 SESSION

20-2249

11/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1415

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study campaign finance disclosure laws and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wells, Merr. 1; Rep. Balch, Hills. 38; Rep. McGhee, Hills. 40; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1; Rep. Saunderson, Merr. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study campaign finance disclosure laws and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12Mar2020... 0730h 20-2249

11/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study campaign finance disclosure laws and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study campaign finance disclosure laws and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Five members of the house of representatives, 2 of whom shall be from the election law committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the campaign finance disclosure laws, including the Montana Disclosure Act of 2015, and anonymous contributions, receipts, and expenditures to determine whether any New Hampshire laws can be amended or enacted to facilitate transparency.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1415 at GenCourtMobile
HB1415 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
March 4, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
March 4, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1415 Revision: 8395 Date: March 16, 2020, 10:43 a.m.
HB1415 Revision: 7063 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 8:49 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Election Law HJ 1 P. 21
Jan. 15, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/15/2020 10:30 am LOB 308
Feb. 18, 2020 ==TIME CHANGE== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/18/2020 11:00 am LOB 308
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 11:00 am LOB 308
Feb. 20, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2020 12:30 pm LOB 308
March 4, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/04/2020 11:00 am LOB 308 (if not exec'd on the 3rd)
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 11:00 am LOB 308
March 4, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/04/2020 11:00 am LOB 308 (if not exec'd on the 3rd)
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0730h (Vote 16-4; RC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0730h (NT) for 03/11/2020 (Vote 16-4; RC) HC 10 P. 52
March 12, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0730h (NT): AA DV 229-89 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0730h (NT): MA VV 03/12/2020
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