HB1098 (2024) Detail

Relative to ballots delivered to elder care facilities.


HB 1098  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2024 SESSION

24-2041

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1098

 

AN ACT relative to ballots delivered to elder care facilities.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Edwards, Rock. 31

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill enables ballot clerks, assistant clerks, or clerks pro tem to deliver ballots to elder care facilities.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24-2041

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to ballots delivered to elder care facilities.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Nursing Homes and Elder Care Facilities.  Amend RSA 657 by inserting after section 17-a the following new section:

657:17-b  Nursing Homes and Elder Care Facilities. A clerk, assistant clerk, or clerk pro tem may deliver absentee ballots to residents of nursing homes or elder care facilities for the convenience of the residents. The persons authorized in this section shall ensure the process of receiving, marking, and returning the absentee ballots is fair, private, and properly handled. Any activity related to the delivery of ballots to nursing homes or elder care facilities that appears to be inconsistent with this title shall be reported to the secretary of state.

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

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 20, 2024 House Hearing
March 5, 2024 House Exec Session
March 5, 2024 House Floor Vote
April 16, 2024 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1098 Revision: 39628 Date: Nov. 28, 2023, 11:29 a.m.

Docket


April 10, 2024: Hearing: 04/16/2024, Room 103, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 15


March 26, 2024: Introduced 03/21/2024 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 8


March 21, 2024: Ought to Pass: MA DV 192-175 03/21/2024 HJ 9


March 11, 2024: Committee Report: Without Recommendation 03/05/2024 (Vote 10-10; RC)


Feb. 27, 2024: Executive Session: 03/05/2024 09:00 am LOB 306-308


Feb. 14, 2024: Public Hearing: 02/20/2024 09:25 am LOB 306-308


Nov. 28, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Election Law