HB1460 (2020) Detail

Relative to the form of municipal budgets.


HB 1460 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 1096h

2020 SESSION

20-2459

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1460

 

AN ACT relative to the form of municipal budgets.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Piemonte, Rock. 4; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24; Rep. Owens, Rock. 4; Rep. True, Rock. 4; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits municipal budget committees to require governing bodies to provide budget recommendations in full line item detail in active spreadsheet format.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 1096h 20-2459

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the form of municipal budgets.

 

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

 

1  Municipal Budget Law; Duties of Governing Body and Other Officials.  Amend RSA 32:17 to read as follows:

32:17  Duties of Governing Body and Other Officials.  The governing bodies of municipalities adopting this subdivision, or of districts which are wholly within towns adopting this subdivision, shall review the statements submitted to them under RSA 32:4 and shall submit their own recommendations to the budget committee, together with all information necessary for the preparation of the annual budget, including each purpose for which an appropriation is sought and each item of anticipated revenue, at such time as the budget committee shall fix.  In the case of a special meeting calling for the appropriation of money, the governing body shall submit such information not later than 5 days prior to the required public hearing.  Department heads and other officers shall submit their departmental statements of estimated expenditures and receipts to the budget committee, if requested.  The budget committee may require a governing body to provide its budget recommendations in full line item detail in active spreadsheet format.

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

Links

HB1460 at GenCourtMobile
HB1460 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 25, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1460 Revision: 8438 Date: April 6, 2020, 3:58 p.m.
HB1460 Revision: 7085 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 10 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 23
Feb. 25, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/25/2020 11:30 am LOB 301
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 10-8; RC) HC 10 P. 68
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 10-8; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 12, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MF DV 43-207 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 FLAM # 2020-1096h (Reps. Carson, Piemonte): AA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-1096h: MA DV 281-8 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