HB1584 (2020) Detail

Relative to the penalty for failure to comply with the requirements for lobbyists.


HB 1584 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2243

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1584

 

AN ACT relative to the penalty for failure to comply with the requirements for lobbyists.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. Porter, Hills. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows the secretary of state to suspend the registration of a lobbyist who fails to comply with requirements in law.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2243

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the penalty for failure to comply with the requirements for lobbyists.

 

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

 

1  Lobbyist Registration; Suspension by Secretary of State.  Amend RSA 15:8 to read as follows:

15:8  Penalty.

I. Whoever violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor if a natural person, or guilty of a felony if any other person.

II.  Whoever shall make and file any statement under this chapter which is to his or her knowledge false shall be deemed guilty of perjury and punished accordingly.

III.  The secretary of state may suspend the registration of any person who is determined to have failed to comply with any provision of this chapter.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1584 at GenCourtMobile
HB1584 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1584 Revision: 7232 Date: Dec. 4, 2019, 11:38 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 1 P. 27
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 11:30 am LOB 303
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:00 pm LOB 303
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-1; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 12-1; CC) HC 7 P. 12
Feb. 19, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 17