SB231 (2020) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to study truth in political advertising.


SB 231-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

01/08/2020   2889s

2019 SESSION

19-1069

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 231-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study truth in political advertising.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study truth in political advertising.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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   2889s 19-1069

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study truth in political advertising.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study truth in political advertising.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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

(a)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Four 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 study ways to promote truth in political advertising and how best to investigate and address allegations of false political advertising in state elections.  The committee shall solicit information and testimony from any individual or entity the committee deems relevant to the study.

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 senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three 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

19-1069

Amended 1/14/20

 

SB 231-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-2889s)

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study truth in political advertising.

 

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

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a committee to study truth in political advertising.  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

SB231 at GenCourtMobile
SB231 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

SB231 Revision: 7901 Date: Jan. 15, 2020, 2:24 p.m.
SB231 Revision: 7606 Date: Jan. 23, 2019, 4:50 p.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 10:30 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 2019-2889s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/08/2020; SJ 1


Jan. 8, 2020: Committee Amendment # 2019-2889s, AA, VV; 01/08/2020; SJ 1


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2889s; Vote 5-0; CC


Jan. 8, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2889s, 01/08/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 47


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, 10:45 am; SC 9


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