HB1415 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the Montana disclosure act and anonymous out-of-state contributions preceding an election.


HB 1415 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2249

11/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1415

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the Montana disclosure act and anonymous out-of-state contributions preceding an election.

 

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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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the Montana disclosure act and anonymous out-of-state contributions preceding an 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2249

11/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the Montana disclosure act and anonymous out-of-state contributions preceding an election.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the Montana disclosure act and anonymous out-of-state contributions preceding an election.

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 Montana Disclosure Act of 2015, including Montana's restriction on anonymous out-of-state contributions and in-kind contributions during the 90 days immediately preceding an election, to determine whether any of its provisions can be incorporated into New Hampshire law.

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

Bill Text Revisions

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
Feb. 20, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2020 12:30 pm LOB 308
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 11:00 am LOB 308
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)
March 4, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/04/2020 11:00 am LOB 308 (if not exec'd on the 3rd)