HB77 (2021) Detail

Requiring town and city clerks to provide daily notification to the secretary of state of any filings for elected office.


HB 77 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

8Apr2021... 0402h

2021 SESSION

21-0018

11/05

 

HOUSE BILL 77

 

AN ACT requiring town and city clerks to provide daily notification to the secretary of state of any filings for elected office.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Boehm, Hills. 20; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that town and city clerks provide a daily update of candidates who have filed for nomination to the 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Apr2021... 0402h 21-0018

11/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT requiring town and city clerks to provide daily notification to the secretary of state of any filings for elected office.

 

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

 

1  Nominations; Forwarding Declarations of Candidacy.  Amend RSA 655:18 to read as follows:

655:18  Forwarding Declarations of Candidacy.  

I.  Each city or town clerk shall forward each declaration of candidacy filed with him or her to the secretary of state on the day of filing of the same.

II.  City and town clerks shall provide to the secretary of state, on at least a daily basis, a summary of any filings received pursuant to this chapter each day.  Such summary shall be submitted electronically and shall include the name and address of any candidate who has filed.  The secretary of state shall then add those persons to the daily report for that day.

III.  Clerks shall only be required to report to the secretary of state pursuant to this section on days the clerks' offices are open and receiving filings.

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

Links

HB77 at GenCourtMobile
HB77 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 12, 2021 House Hearing
Feb. 17, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 3, 2021 Senate Hearing
May 13, 2021 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB77 Revision: 32341 Date: April 8, 2021, 2:03 p.m.
HB77 Revision: 31350 Date: Jan. 4, 2021, 11:01 a.m.

Docket


May 13, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/13/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23


May 3, 2021: Remote Hearing: 05/03/2021, 09:00 am; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 22


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


April 8, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-0402h: MA DV 212-158 04/08/2021


April 8, 2021: Amendment # 2021-0402h: AA VV 04/08/2021


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0402h (Vote 14-6; RC) HC 18 P. 41


Feb. 17, 2021: Executive Session: 02/17/2021 01:30 pm Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/95842759377


Feb. 12, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/12/2021 10:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/95709405955 / 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 Election Law HJ 2 P. 34


Jan. 6, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/06/2020 and referred to Election Law