Bill Text: NH HB67 | 2021 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2021-05-06 - Inexpedient to Legislate, Regular Calendar 23Y-0N, Motion Adopted === BILL KILLED ===; 05/06/2021; Senate Journal 14 [HB67 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB67-Amended.html

HB 67-LOCAL - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

9Apr2021... 0553h

2021 SESSION

21-0007

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 67-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. J. MacDonald, Carr. 6; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the amendment of a petitioned warrant article when such amendment would change the specific intent of a petitioned warrant article.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Apr2021... 0553h 21-0007

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to warrant articles in official ballot town, school district, or village district meetings.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Government of Town Meeting; Official Ballot Referenda; Warrant Articles.  Amend RSA 40:13, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  No petitioned warrant article shall be amended to change its specific intent.

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

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