Bill Text: NH HB1346 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing a committee to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-11-06 - To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs [HB1346 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2018-HB1346-Introduced.html

HB 1346 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2322

01/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1346

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Graham, Hills. 7; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2322

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the New Hampshire veterans cemetery.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, one of whom shall be from the finance committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  

I.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to the following:

(a)  Whether non-veterans should be eligible to be interred at the cemetery at no expense.

(b)  Whether the non-veteran fee should be the same as the plot allowance for a veteran.

(c)  If a fee is charged for a non-veteran whether there should be a mechanism for pre-paying the fee.

II.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems appropriate to its study.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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