HB 431 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 431
SPONSORS: Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. Janigian, Rock. 8; Rep. O'Connor, Rock. 6; Rep. McBride, Rock. 8; Rep. DeClercq, Rock. 8; Rep. Barnes, Rock. 8
COMMITTEE: Election Law
This bill eliminates the requirement that assistant moderators and clerks for additional polling places in towns be domiciled in the town or ward.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
8Jan2020... 2692h 19-0666
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
658:14 Officers. The moderator shall appoint an assistant moderator for each additional polling place and the town clerk shall appoint an assistant clerk for each additional polling place. Each assistant moderator and assistant clerk shall have their domicile in the [voting district covered by the additional polling place where they will serve] town. The powers and duties of the assistant moderator and the assistant clerk shall be the same as those of the moderator and the clerk at the central polling place except as otherwise provided in the election laws. The inspectors of elections appointed as provided in RSA 658:2 shall be sworn in by the assistant moderator before entering upon their duties.
658:18 Special Provision for Cities. Cities may adopt the provisions of RSA 658:10-658:17. The city council shall create and discontinue the voting districts in city wards, establish the additional polling places therein, and select the election officers for the additional polling place. Each assistant moderator and assistant clerk selected for an additional polling place in the city ward shall have their domicile in the ward covered by the additional polling place where they will serve.
|Jan. 17, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 6, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Oct. 31, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Election Law HJ 3 P. 14|
|Jan. 17, 2019||Public Hearing: 01/17/2019 10:30 am LOB 308|
|Feb. 6, 2019||Executive Session: 02/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 308|
|Retained in Committee|
|Sept. 10, 2019||Subcommittee Work Session: 09/10/2019 10:00 am LOB 308|
|Sept. 18, 2019||Subcommittee Work Session: 09/18/2019 12:30 pm LOB 305|
|Oct. 31, 2019||Executive Session: 10/31/2019 11:00 am LOB 308|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2692h (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 50 P. 6|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Amendment # 2019-2692h: AA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 37|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-2692h: MA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 37|
|March 11, 2020||Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 7|