Legislation Tracker


Liberty Lobby LLC is tracking the committee recommendations and House/Senate actions of bills we have targeted and on which we have provided testimony.

Bill #
Title
Committee Vote /
Floor Action
Floor date
RTC
CACR1 Relating to the general court. Providing that the general court shall hold sessions biennially. ITL’d via Voice Vote 01/26 OTP
HB153 Requiring a manslaughter charge for heroin and fentanyl dealers when the user dies. ITL’d via Voice Vote 01/26 ITL
HB178
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Establishing a commission to study processes to resolve right-to-know complaints. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
01/26
 
 
 
04/20
OTP
HB83 Prohibiting family members from serving on the same town, city, or school district board or committee. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/02 ITL
HB253 Relative to campaign materials at the polling place. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/02 OTP
HB165 Relative to disqualification of election officers; prohibits certain disqualified election officers from handling any ballots. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/02 ITL
HB118 Relative to appropriations in petitioned warrant articles. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/09 OTP
HB161
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017
Relative to beverage sales at farmers' markets. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House nonconcurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
 
Senate adopted Conference Committee Report via Roll Call (21-2)
House adopted Conference Committee Report via Voice Vote
02/09
 
03/23
 
05/18
 
 
 
06/08
 
 
 
 
06/22
ITL
HB379 Relative to political advertising in rights-of-way. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/09 ITL
HB108
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2017
Relative to municipal record retention and conversion. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
02/09
 
 
 
05/11
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB497 Relative to delegates to national party conventions. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/09 ITL
HB218 Relative to activities at polling places. OTP’d with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
ITL’d via Voice Vote
02/15
 
 
 
04/20
ITL
HB223 Prohibiting recipients of county or municipal funds from using such funds for lobbying. ITL’d via Roll Call (244-95) 02/15 OTP
HB240 Relative to state party conventions. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/15 ITL
HB390 Relative to parties on certain election forms and ballots and Relative to the voter registration form used on the day of the general election. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
Rereferred to Committee via Voice Vote
02/15
 
 
04/20
OTP
HB588 Relative to voter identification requirements. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/15 ITL
HB217 Relative to placing names on the ballot. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/15 OTP
HB231 Relative to allocation of electoral votes. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/15 OTP
(with reservation)
HB389
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/05/2017
Relative to voters with physical disabilities. OTP’d via Roll Call (312-62)
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
02/16
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
06/08
OTP/A
(Initially recommended ITL, however the Amendment removed the objectionable wording)
CACR4 Relating to the attorney general. Providing that the attorney general shall be elected every 2 years. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 OTP
HB110 Requiring members of the press corps covering the proceedings of the general court to wear a name tag. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 ITL
HB140
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Relative to sales and samples provided by wine manufacturers. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (14-9)
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
 
04/20
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB232 Relative to reporting of a legislator’s personal interest in legislation. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 ITL
HB309 Relative to valid student identification cards for voting purposes. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 ITL
HB320 Relative to procedures for apportioning electoral districts. ITL’d via Roll Call (184-161) 03/08 OTP
HB348 Relative to registering to vote; authorizing the division of motor vehicles to receive voter registration forms with driver’s license applications. ITL’d via Roll Call (191-159) 03/08 OTP
HB372 Relative to construction of the terms “resident,” “inhabitant,” “residence,” and “residency.” OTP’d via Roll Call (188-163)
 
Rereferred to Committee via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
05/31
ITL
HB402 Relative to presumptive evidence of domicile for voters. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 ITL
HB436
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017
Exempting persons using virtual currency from registering as money transmitters. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (185-170)
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (13-10)
03/08
 
 
 
04/20
OTP
HB464 Relative to voter identification requirements when obtaining a ballot. ITL’d via Roll Call (298-51) 03/08 ITL
HB495 Relative to amendments to warrant articles. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 OTP
HB622 Allowing all voters to vote by absentee ballot. ITL’d via Roll Call (200-145) 03/08 OTP
HB642 Relative to eligibility to vote and relative to student identification cards. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/08 ITL
HCR2 Supporting efforts to ensure that students from New Hampshire have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. ITL’d via Roll Call (202-149) 03/09 ITL
HB170
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017
Relative to posting notice and minutes of public meetings on the public body’s website. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Division Vote (313-45)
 
OTP’d (with Amendment)
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
03/09
 
 
 
 
05/31
 
 
06/08
OTP
HB384 Establishing a committee to study ballot access in New Hampshire. ITL’d via Roll Call (214-149) 03/09 OTP
HB447 Relative to allocating electoral college electors based on the national popular vote. ITL’d via Roll Call (234-132) 03/09 ITL
SB19 Relative to warrant articles that have been submitted to the department of revenue administration. ITL’d via Voice Vote 02/23 OTP
SB106 Relative to eligibility to vote.
(Amends the definition of domicile for voting purposes and requires that a voter be a resident of the state for at least 13 days.)
Rereferred to Committee via Voice Vote 02/23 ITL
SB114 Prohibiting a candidate from receiving the nomination of more than one party. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
ITL’d via Voice Vote
03/09
 
06/01
OTP
SB194 Authorizing online voter registration. ITL’d via Roll Call (14-10) 03/09 OTP
(or retain)
HB303
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/30/2017
Relative to filling vacancies in the office of county commissioner. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote

OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote

03/09
 
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB394 Relative to public employees testifying before legislative committees; requiring public employees to have the permission of their superiors prior to testifying before a legislative committee. Tabled via Voice Vote 03/09 OTP
HB432
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017
Relative to enforcement of parking prohibitions. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
03/09
 
04/20
ITL
CACR9 Relating to terms of office for state officers. Providing that terms shall be for 4 years. ITL’d via Roll Call (15-8) 03/30 ITL
HB103
Signed by Governor Sununu 04/17/2017
Relative to school district policies regarding objectionable course material. OTP’d via Roll Call (203-152)
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (14-9)
02/02
 
 
03/30
OTP
SB3
Signed by Governor Sununu on 07/10/2017
Relative to domicile for voting purposes; and requirements for documenting the domicile of a person registering to vote. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (14-9)
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (191-162)
 
Senate Concurred with House Amendment via Roll Call (14-9)
03/30
 
 
 
06/01
 
 
 
06/08
ITL
SB82 Relative to labeling for maple syrup. ITL’d via Voice Vote 03/30 ITL
SB107 Establishing an independent redistricting commission. ITL’d via Roll Call (14-9) 03/30 ITL
(as written)
SB248
Signed by Governor Sununu on 07/10/2017
Establishing a committee to study the rescheduling of elections. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (21-2)
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
Senate Concurred with House Amendment via Roll Call (13-10)
03/30
 
 
 
06/01
 
 
 
06/08
OTP
(We take no position on the House Amendment)
SB23
Signed by Governor Sununu on 06/02/2017
Relative to legalizing firecrackers. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (229-117)
 
Senate Concurred with House Amendment via Voice Vote
02/09
 
 
04/20
 
 
04/27
OTP
SB144 Relative to qualifying medical conditions for the therapeutic use of cannabis and relative to registry identification cards. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
Senate nonconcurred with House Amendment via Voice Vote
 
House Refused to Accede to Senate Request for Committee of Conference
 
02/23
 
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
05/11
 
 
 
 
06/01
 
 
Provision that we supported were added to HB160, which was signed on June 28, 2017.
OTP (with Amendment)
HB560 Relative to establishing keno. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
Rereferred to committee via Voice Vote
03/09
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB316
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/29/2017
Relative to a statewide property tax exemption for commercial and industrial construction. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (12-10)
03/09
 
 
05/18
ITL
HB164
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017
Relative to poker in private residences. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
Referred to Finance Committee (in accordance to Rule 4-5)
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
House nonconcurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
 
Senate adopted Conference Committee Report via Voice Vote
House adopted Conference Committee Report via Voice Vote
03/08
 
05/18
 
 
 
 
 
06/01
 
06/08
 
 
 
 
06/22
OTP
HB249 Relative to showing a ballot. Retained in Committee n/a OTP
HB403 Relative to domicile affidavits. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB404 Relative to eligibility to vote, voter registration forms, and absentee ballot requests. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB459 Relative to challenged voter affidavits. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB465 Relative to domicile for the purposes of voting or holding elective office. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB477 Relative to free speech on campuses in the university system and the community college system. Retained in Committee n/a OTP
HB533 Relative to political advocacy organizations. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB616 Relative to persons executing election affidavits. Requiring persons executing election affidavits to provide proof of qualifications within 10 days of the election. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB651 Relative to wrongful voting and penalties for voter fraud. Retained in Committee n/a ITL
HB453
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017
Relative to vacancies in the office of supervisor of the checklist. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
02/15
 
04/20
OTP
HB98
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Relative to brewpub licenses. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
04/20
 
05/11
OTP
HB152
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Relative to wholesale distributors of alcoholic beverages. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
SB33 Relative to the definition of political advocacy organization. OTP’d via Roll Call (14-9)
 
Retained in Committee
02/23
 
 
n/a
ITL
HB82
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2017
Relative to hair braiding OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB580
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017
Regulating online fantasy sports contests. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (20-3)
Referred to Finance Committee (in accordance to Rule 4-5)
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House nonconcurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
 
Senate adopted Conference Committee Report via Voice Vote
House adopted Conference Committee Report via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
 
04/20
 
 
 
 
05/31
 
 
 
06/08
 
 
 
 
06/22
ITL
(We support the amendment)
HB194
Signed by Governor Sununu 05/12/2017
Permitting employers to pay wages to employees weekly or biweekly. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Roll Call (13-10)
03/09
 
 
04/20
OTP
HB97 Relative to the use of drones. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Division Vote (317-37)
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
ITL’d via Voice Vote
02/15
 
 
 
 
03/08
 
05/11
ITL
SB247 Preventing childhood lead poisoning from paint and water and making an appropriation to a special fund. OTP’d (with Amendments) via Roll Call (17-6)
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (233-109)
Referred to Finance
 
Retained in Committee
03/16
 
 
 
03/30
 
 
05/04
 
 
 
 
n/a
ITL
HB301
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Relative to the regulation of electric grills. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
House Concurred with Senate Amendment via Voice Vote
02/02
 
 
04/27
 
 
 
05/18
OTP
HB171 Prohibiting the state or its political subdivisions from assisting a federal agency in the collection of electronic data without a warrant. OTP’d via Division Vote (199-153)
 
ITL’d via Roll Call (17-6)
02/15
 
 
05/11
OTP
HB209 Relative to the adoption of Atlantic Standard Time. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
ITL’d via Roll Call (16-7)
02/02
 
 
05/11
OTP
HB99
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017
Relative to beverage containers. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
 
05/11
OTP
SB88 Authorizing wine manufacturer retail outlets. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
Retained in Committee
03/23
 
 
 
n/a
OTP
HB151 Relative to industrial hemp as a controlled substance. OTP’d via Voice Vote
 
Rereferred to Committee via Voice Vote
02/15
 
 
05/11
OTP
SB67
Signed by Governor Sununu 07/05/2017
Relative to the authority of state police employees. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
Senate Concurred with House Amendment via Voice Vote
03/16
 
 
 
06/01
 
 
 
06/08
ITL
HB473
Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2017
Relative to the sale of gift certificates. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Voice Vote
 
OTP’d via Voice Vote
03/08
 
 
 
05/11
OTP
HB242 Relative to the definition and regulation of e-cigarettes. OTP’d (with Amendment) via Roll Call (197-98)
 
ITL’d via Roll Call (12-11)
02/09
 
 
 
05/11
ITL

RTC = Recommendation To Committee
ITL = Inexpedient to Legislate (kill)
OTP = Ought to Pass (pass)
OTP/A = Ought to Pass as Amended (pass)