HB67 (2021) Detail

Relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.


HB 67-LOCAL - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

9Apr2021... 0553h

2021 SESSION

21-0007

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 67-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. J. MacDonald, Carr. 6; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the amendment of a petitioned warrant article when such amendment would change the specific intent of a petitioned warrant article.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Apr2021... 0553h 21-0007

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Government of Town Meeting; Official Ballot Referenda; Warrant Articles.  Amend RSA 40:13, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  No petitioned warrant article shall be amended to change its specific intent.

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

Links

HB67 at GenCourtMobile
HB67 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 9, 2021 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 26, 2021 Senate Hearing
May 6, 2021 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB67 Revision: 32362 Date: April 9, 2021, 11:27 a.m.
HB67 Revision: 31362 Date: Jan. 4, 2021, 10:49 a.m.

Docket


May 6, 2021: Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 23Y-0N, MA === BILL KILLED ===; 05/06/2021; SJ 14


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


April 26, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/26/2021, 10:00 am; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 21


April 8, 2021: Introduced 04/08/2021 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 12


April 9, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment : MA DV 193-181 04/09/2021


April 9, 2021: Amendment # 2021-0553h: AA VV 04/09/2021


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0553h (Vote 10-7; RC) HC 18 P. 55


Feb. 18, 2021: Executive Session: 02/18/2021 01:30 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/94522837794


Feb. 9, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/09/2021 10:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/93215390740 / 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 Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 34


Jan. 6, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/06/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government