Bill Text - SB477 (2020)

Establishing a council on the creative economy.


Revision: Dec. 23, 2019, 5:22 p.m.

SB 477  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3008

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 477

 

AN ACT establishing a council on the creative economy.

 

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

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-3008

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a council on the creative economy.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Department of Natural and Cultural Resources; Council on the Creative Economy.  Amend RSA 12-A by inserting after section 10-m the following new section:

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.

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

SB 477  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3008

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 477

 

AN ACT establishing a council on the creative economy.

 

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

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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.

20-3008

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a council on the creative economy.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Department of Natural and Cultural Resources; Council on the Creative Economy.  Amend RSA 12-A by inserting after section 10-m the following new section:

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.

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