HB 1506 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 1506
SPONSORS: Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Janigian, Rock. 8; Rep. Gould, Hills. 7; Rep. Marzullo, Hills. 2; Rep. Piemonte, Rock. 4; Rep. St. Clair, Belk. 9; Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6
This bill establishes a commission to study ways to reduce texting while driving.
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11Mar2020... 0911h 20-2700
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
Commission to Study Ways to Reduce Texting While Driving
265:162 Commission to Study Ways to Reduce Texting While Driving.
I. There is established a commission to study ways to reduce texting while driving.
II. The members of the commission shall be as follows:
(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.
(c) The commissioner to the department of transportation, or designee.
(d) A representative of the telecommunications industry, appointed by the governor.
(e) The commissioner of the department of safety, or designee.
III. Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.
IV. The commission shall study ways to reduce texting while driving.
V. The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
VI. The commission 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.
I. Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2020.
II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.
|Feb. 25, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 27, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 3, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 24|
|Feb. 25, 2020||Public Hearing: 02/25/2020 10:00 am LOB 203|
|Feb. 27, 2020||Executive Session: 02/27/2020 10:00 am LOB 203|
|March 3, 2020||==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 203 (if necessary)|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0911h (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|March 11, 2020||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0911h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 10 P. 31|
|March 11, 2020||Amendment # 2020-0911h: AA VV 03/11/2020|
|March 11, 2020||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0911h: MA VV 03/11/2020|
|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|