HB452 (2021) Detail

Precluding the secretary of state from running for another office while serving as secretary of state.


HB 452  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0675

05/11

 

HOUSE BILL 452

 

AN ACT precluding the secretary of state from running for another office while serving as secretary of state.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Andrew Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. Bixby, Straf. 17; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. Cornell, Hills. 18; Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Amanda Bouldin, Hills. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the secretary of state from running for another state office while serving as secretary of 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0675

05/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT precluding the secretary of state from running for another office while serving as secretary of state.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Secretary of State.  Amend RSA 5:1 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  No person serving as secretary of state shall be eligible to file a declaration of candidacy or primary petition for nomination at the primary for governor, representative to the general court, state senator, counselor, county commissioner, county sheriff, county attorney, county treasurer, register of deeds, or register of probate.  Nor shall a person serving as secretary of state be eligible for nomination to such office.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB452 at GenCourtMobile
HB452 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 8, 2021 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB452 Revision: 31769 Date: Jan. 10, 2021, 1:33 p.m.

Docket


Feb. 8, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/08/2021 11:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/99308877767 / 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. 48