SB 477 - AS INTRODUCED
SENATE BILL 477
SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Rep. Wilhelm, Hills. 42
This bill establishes a council on the creative economy.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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:
12-A:10-n Council on the Creative Economy Established.
I. There is established a council on the creative economy.
II. The council shall consist of the following members:
(a) The commissioner of the department of natural and cultural resources, or designee.
(b) The commissioner of the department of business and economic affairs, or designee.
(c) The director of arts, department of natural and cultural resources, or designee.
(d) The director of travel and tourism development, department of business and economic affairs, or designee.
(e) The commissioner of the department of education, or designee.
(f) The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.
(g) The commissioner of the department of corrections, or designee.
III. The council shall:
(a) Identify ways to develop, strengthen, and promote the creative economy through partnerships and joint programming initiatives.
(b) Develop coordination between state agencies when seeking federal or private funding in support of the creative economy.
(c) Review and analyze data related to the creative economy in order to have a greater understanding of the role the creative economy plays with regard to the overall economy of the state.
(d) Pursue such studies and joint initiatives as the council deems appropriate to strengthen and promote the creative economy in the state of New Hampshire.
(e) Solicit information and testimony from such agencies, individuals, and organizations as may assist the council in the performance of its duties.
IV. The members of the council shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the council shall be called by the commissioner of the department of natural and cultural resources, or the commissioner's designee. The first meeting of the council shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the council shall constitute a quorum.
V. Beginning November 1, 2020, and each November 1 thereafter, the council 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.
|Jan. 22, 2020||Senate||Hearing|
|Jan. 30, 2020||Senate||Floor Vote|
|March 5, 2020||House||Hearing|
|March 17, 2020||House||Exec Session|
: Died on Table
June 30, 2020: Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020 HJ 10 P. 2
March 17, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/17/2020 02:00 pm LOB 302
March 17, 2020: ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 03/17/2020 09:30 am LOB 302
March 5, 2020: Public Hearing: 03/05/2020 10:15 am LOB 302
Jan. 9, 2020: Introduced 01/09/2020 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 59
Jan. 30, 2020: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/30/2020; SJ 2
Jan. 30, 2020: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/30/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 4
Jan. 22, 2020: Hearing: 01/22/2020, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 3
Jan. 8, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1