Bill Text: NH HB457 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-31 - Enrolled 05/23/2019 [HB457 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB457-Amended.html

HB 457-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

27Feb2019... 0599h

05/02/2019   1660s

2019 SESSION

19-0067

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 457-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Meuse, Rock. 29; Rep. Fellows, Graf. 8; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

27Feb2019... 0599h

05/02/2019   1660s 19-0067

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

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 making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The committee shall be composed of 5 members of the house of representatives, at least 2 of whom shall be members of the minority party, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the making and preservation of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives, including all hearings, work sessions, and executive sessions of standing committees, and their availability for live viewing on the Internet.

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.  Three 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, 2019.

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

 

LBAO

19-0067

Amended 2/28/19

 

HB 457-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-0599h)

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [  ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a committee to study the making, preservation, and Internet availability of audio and video recordings of proceedings of committees of the house of representatives.  The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill, as amended, has no fiscal impact on state, county and local expenditures or revenue.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

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