HB 243 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 243
SPONSORS: Rep. Piemonte, Rock. 4; Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. J. Osborne, Rock. 4; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. True, Rock. 4; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23
COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government
This bill requires municipal, district, and administrative unit budgets to use full line item detail.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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 One
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. The governing body, or the budget committee if there is one, shall hold at least one public hearing on each budget, not later than 25 days before each annual or special meeting, public notice of which shall be given at least 7 days in advance, and after the conclusion of public testimony shall finalize the budget to be submitted to the legislative body. All municipal, district, and school administrative unit budgets shall use a full line item detail in industry-standard electronic spreadsheet format, which shall include all the budget lines used to comprise the complete budget. One or more supplemental public hearings may be held at any time before the annual or special meeting, subject to the 7-day notice requirement. If the first hearing or any supplemental hearing is recessed to a later date or time, additional notice shall not be required for a supplemental session if the date, time, and place of the supplemental session are made known at the original hearing. Public hearings on bonds and notes in excess of $100,000 shall be held in accordance with RSA 33:8-a, I. Days shall be counted in accordance with RSA 21:35.
|Feb. 18, 2021||House||Hearing|
|March 1, 2021||House||Hearing|
|March 3, 2021||House||Hearing|
March 3, 2021: ==CONTINUED== Public Hearing: 03/03/2021 09:00 am
March 1, 2021: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 03/01/2021 12:30 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/97119253057 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.
Feb. 18, 2021: ==RECESSED== Public Hearing: 02/18/2021 09:15 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/94522837794 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.
Feb. 18, 2021: Public Hearing: 021821 08:00 am
Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 40