HB1104 (2022) Detail

Relative to the travel allowance for members of the legislature.


HB 1104  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2528

07/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1104

 

AN ACT relative to the travel allowance for members of the legislature.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill broadens the locations where mileage for legislators can be calculated to include venues other than the state house where the house, senate, or both bodies joined meet.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2528

07/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to the travel allowance for members of the legislature.

 

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

 

1  Legislative Officers and Proceedings; Travel Allowance for Members; Including Venues Other Than the State House.  Amend RSA 14:15-a to read as follows:

14:15-a  Travel Allowance for Members.

A member of the general court shall be allowed mileage by choosing the method in either paragraph I or II prior to the first mileage reimbursement payment in the term:

I.(a)  In the computation of mileage under the provisions of this paragraph, the word "day" shall be deemed to be a calendar day; and, whenever a legislative session shall be continued beyond 12 o'clock midnight, the members present shall be entitled to additional mileage for another day's attendance; provided, however, that any member of the general court absent for any cause from such attendance shall not be allowed mileage for the day the member is so absent.

(b)  A member of the general court shall be allowed mileage for the round trip to and from the member's home to the state house in Concord, or any other location where the House, Senate, or both bodies in a joint session are meeting for each day of attendance at the following rates:

(1)  For the first 45 miles, $.38 per mile; and

(2)  For all miles in excess of 45 miles, $.19 per mile.

II.  A member of the general court shall be allowed compensation for actual travel expenses of the round trip to and from the member's home to the state house in Concord, or any other location where the House, Senate, or both bodies in a joint session are meeting.  Mileage shall be paid at the maximum rate established in the United States Internal Revenue Code and Regulations for the number of miles traveled.

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

Links

HB1104 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 19, 2022 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1104 Revision: 33072 Date: Nov. 16, 2021, 11:27 a.m.

Docket


Jan. 19, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/19/2022 11:15 a.m. LOB301-303


Nov. 16, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Legislative Administration


: To Be Introduced and referred to Legislative Administration