HB273 (2021) Detail

Relative to the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 26th amendment, granting the right to vote to 18-21 year olds and celebrating youth voting and office holding.


HB 273 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0110

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 273

 

AN ACT relative to the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 26th amendment, granting the right to vote to 18-21 year olds and celebrating youth voting and office holding.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill proclaims May 13, 2021 as youth franchise and youth officeholder day in New Hampshire, in honor of the 50th anniversary of New Hampshire’s ratification, on May 13, 1971, of the 26th Amendment to the United States Constitution which granted the right to vote to 18-21 year olds and made 18-21 year olds eligible to hold office in the state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0110

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 26th amendment, granting the right to vote to 18-21 year olds and celebrating youth voting and office holding.

 

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

 

1  Youth Franchise and Youth Officeholder Day.  The governor shall proclaim May 13, 2021 as youth franchise and youth officeholder day in New Hampshire, in honor of the 50th anniversary of New Hampshire’s ratification, on May 13, 1971, of the 26th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which granted the right to vote to 18-21 year olds and made 18-21 year olds eligible to hold office in the state. The proclamation shall highlight and celebrate young voters and young elected officials.

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

Links

HB273 at GenCourtMobile
HB273 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 22, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote
April 28, 2021 Senate Hearing
May 6, 2021 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB273 Revision: 32444 Date: May 6, 2021, 12:14 p.m.
HB273 Revision: 31586 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 4:44 p.m.

Docket


April 9, 2021: Enrolled (in recess of) 04/09/2021


May 6, 2021: Enrolled RC 23Y-0N, MA, (In recess of 05/06/2021); SJ 14


May 6, 2021: Ought to Pass: RC 23Y-0N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/06/2021; SJ 14


May 6, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/06/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 22


April 28, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/28/2021, 09:00 am; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 20


April 8, 2021: Introduced 04/08/2021 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 12


April 8, 2021: Ought to Pass: MA DV 330-33 04/08/2021


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; RC) HC 18 P. 44


Feb. 22, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/22/2021 01:30 pm Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/97378434787 Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 41