SB229 (2020) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.


SB 229-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

01/08/2020   2895s

2019 SESSION

19-0877

11/06

 

SENATE BILL 229-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

01/08/2020   2895s 19-0877

11/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Five members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall:

I.  Determine reasons for conducting post-election audits;

II.  Study how post-election audits are conducted;

III.  Compare audits conducted by moderators to audits conducted by the secretary of state;

IV.  Make a recommendation for or against conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBAO

19-0877

Amended 1/14/20

 

SB 229-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-2895s)

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New

Hampshire.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a committee to study the value of conducting post-election audits in New Hampshire.  The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill has no fiscal impact on state, county, and local expenditures or revenue.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

Links

SB229 at GenCourtMobile
SB229 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2019 Senate Hearing
Senate Floor Vote
Jan. 8, 2020 Senate Floor Vote
March 17, 2020 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB229 Revision: 7900 Date: Jan. 15, 2020, 2:22 p.m.
SB229 Revision: 7602 Date: Nov. 15, 2019, 9:46 a.m.

Docket


: Died on Table


June 30, 2020: Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020 HJ 10 P. 3


March 17, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 03/17/2020 10:00 am LOB 308


Jan. 9, 2020: Introduced 01/09/2020 and referred to Election Law HJ 2 P. 59


Jan. 8, 2020: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-2895s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/08/2020; SJ 1


Jan. 8, 2020: Committee Amendment # 2019-2895s, AA, VV; 01/08/2020; SJ 1


Jan. 8, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2895s, 01/08/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 47


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2895s; Vote 5-0; CC


March 14, 2019: Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 03/14/2019; SJ 8


March 14, 2019: Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 03/14/2019; SC 13


Feb. 6, 2019: Hearing: 02/06/2019, Room 102, LOB, 11:00 am; SC 9


Jan. 3, 2019: Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SC 8