HB283 (2021) Detail

(New Title) proclaiming April 11, 2021 as Wentworth Cheswill Day.


HB 283 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

7Apr2021... 0540h

2021 SESSION

21-0554

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 283

 

AN ACT proclaiming April 11, 2021 as Wentworth Cheswill Day.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Mangipudi, Hills. 35; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Petrigno, Hills. 23; Rep. Harriott-Gathright, Hills. 36; Rep. B. Griffin, Hills. 6; Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Sen. Perkins Kwoka, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill proclaims April 11, 2021 as Wentworth Cheswill Day.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

7Apr2021... 0540h 21-0554

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT proclaiming April 11, 2021 as Wentworth Cheswill Day.

 

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

 

1  Wentworth Cheswill Day.   The governor shall proclaim April 11, 2021 as Wentworth Cheswill Day in New Hampshire to celebrate the 275th anniversary of his birth and shall encourage all New Hampshire citizens to observe the day with appropriate educational activities.  Mr. Cheswill was born on April 11, 1746 in Newmarket, New Hampshire.  Mr. Cheswill, a man of color, has been said to have been the first African-American elected official in the United States.  He was a Revolutionary War veteran and served under John Langdon in Langdon's Company of Light Horse Volunteers.  He was an elected Newmarket town official and served the town in various elected town offices from 1768 until his death in 1817.  In 1801, Mr. Cheswill was among the founders of the first free library in the town and provided in his will for public access to his personal library.

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

Links

HB283 at GenCourtMobile
HB283 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 22, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote
April 14, 2021 Senate Hearing
April 22, 2021 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB283 Revision: 32260 Date: April 7, 2021, 10:28 a.m.
HB283 Revision: 31581 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 4:53 p.m.

Docket


April 22, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-1135s, 04/22/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 20


April 14, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/14/2021, 10:15 am; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 19


April 1, 2021: Introduced 04/01/2021 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 11


April 7, 2021: Reconsider (Rep. Osborne): MF VV 04/07/2021


April 7, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-0540h: MA VV 04/07/2021


April 7, 2021: Amendment # 2021-0540h: AA VV 04/07/2021


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0540h (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 18 P. 13


Feb. 22, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/22/2021 01:45 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. 42