Bill Text - HB67 (2021)

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


Revision: Jan. 4, 2021, 10:49 a.m.

HB 67-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

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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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that original warrant articles be placed on the official ballot at certain meetings even if such articles have been amended during the first session of the meeting.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0007

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)  If a petitioned warrant article is amended at the first session, then the original article shall also be placed on the official ballot preceding the amended article.  In the event both articles are adopted, the amended article shall supersede the original article.

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

HB 67-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

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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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that original warrant articles be placed on the official ballot at certain meetings even if such articles have been amended during the first session of the meeting.

 

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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.

21-0007

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)  If a petitioned warrant article is amended at the first session, then the original article shall also be placed on the official ballot preceding the amended article.  In the event both articles are adopted, the amended article shall supersede the original article.

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