HB1460 (2020) Detail

Relative to the form of municipal budgets.


HB 1460 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

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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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires governing bodies and budget committees of municipalities, districts, and school administrative units to use full line item detail in active spreadsheet format for all budgets.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2459

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 Budgets; Budget Preparation.  Amend RSA 32:5, I to read as follows:

I.  The governing body, or the budget committee if there is one, shall hold at least one public hearing on each budget, not later than 25 days before each annual or special meeting, public notice of which shall be given at least 7 days in advance, and after the conclusion of public testimony shall finalize the budget to be submitted to the legislative body.  All municipal, district, and school administrative unit budgets shall use a full line item detail in active spreadsheet format which shall include all the budget lines used to comprise the complete budget.  One or more supplemental public hearings may be held at any time before the annual or special meeting, subject to the 7-day notice requirement.  If the first hearing or any supplemental hearing is recessed to a later date or time, additional notice shall not be required for a supplemental session if the date, time, and place of the supplemental session are made known at the original hearing.  Public hearings on bonds and notes in excess of $100,000 shall be held in accordance with RSA 33:8-a, I.  Days shall be counted in accordance with RSA 21:35.

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

Bill Text Revisions

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
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