House Session Recap 4-1-15

House Session Recap

April 1, 2015

 

Bills removed from consent: None

Consent Calendar. The consent calendar was passed on a voice vote.

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

HB 25-FN-A, making appropriations for capital improvements.  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

Amendment to HB 25-FN-A

(2015-1121h)  Proposed by the Committee on Public Works and Highways – r

Amend RSA 279:1, XVI as inserted by section 2 of the bill by replacing it with the following:

Ballroom” means an indoor facility which has seating accommodations for at least 500 patrons, provides live entertainment, and is licensed by the New Hampshire liquor commission.

The committee report of OTP/A passes on a Voice Vote.

FINANCE

A motion to special order HB FN-A to the front was passed on a voice vote.

 

HB 2-FN-A-L, relative to state fees, funds, revenues, and expenditures.  MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.

 

Committee Amendment to HB 2-FN-A

(2015-1163h)  Proposed by the Majority of the Committee on Finance – r The committee amendment (1163h) passes on a Roll Call, 219-161.

 

(2015-1199h)  Proposed by Rep. Stepanek and Repl. C. McGuire

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The amendment (1199h) passes on a Roll Call, 210-170.

 Rep. Shurtleff motion to place debate on  the amendment in the permanent  journal fails in a voice vote.

 

Floor Amendments to HB 2-FN-A

(2015-1162h)  Proposed by Reps. Ohm, Azarian—

This bill allows the operation and playing of keno games, provides for licensing of keno game operators by the lottery commission, and directs revenues from keno to the department of health and human services to address problem gamblers and to the education trust fund.

The amendment (1162h) passes on a Roll Call, 206-176.

 

(2015-1165h)  Proposed by Reps. Hatch, Almy

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The amendment (1165h) was defeated on a Roll Call,   234-147.

 

(2015-1212h)  Proposed by Reps. Smith and Walsh

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The amendment (1212h) was defeated on a Roll Call, 199-167.

 

(2015-1215h)  Proposed by Reps. Leishman, Ford and M.Smith

  • ·       Continually appropriates the trust fund for the NH Land and Community Heritage Program (LCHP).
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The amendment  fails on a Roll Call Vote, 212-163.

 

(2015-1193h)  Proposed by Rep.  C. McGuire

Delete paragraph 17, relative to the authority of the fish and game department to adopt fees for license and permits.

The amendment fails on a  Roll Call Vote, 207-163

 

(2015-1194h)  Proposed by Rep.  C. McGuire

Requires retired employees to provide proof of enrollment in Medicare Parts A and B to remain eligible to participate in the state retiree benefit plan and the judicial

retirement plan, and changes the premium contribution percentages for retirees.

The amendment (1194) was defeated on a Division Vote, 196-151

 

(2015-1196h)  Proposed by Rep. Rowe

Deletes  paragraph 102.

The amendment (1196h) was passed  on a Roll Call Vote,  334-34

 

(2015-1208h)  Proposed by Reps. Hoell, Itse, and Goulette

Delete paragraph 109.

The amendment (1208h) was defeated 273-91 on a Roll Call Vote.

The motion of OTP as amended on HB 2-FN-A-L passes on a Roll Call Vote, 194-179.

Motion (Rep. Flanagan) to reconsider HB 2-FN-A-L  is defeated on a Roll  Call  Vote, 217-161.

HB 1-A, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017.  

MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.

 

The committee amendment (1164h) passes on a Roll Call, 210-162

 

Floor Amendments to HB 1-A

(2015-1168h)  Proposed by Reps. Wallner, Nordgren, Rogers

The amendment (1168h) was defeated in a  Roll Call vote, 193-182.

(2015-1170h)  Proposed by Reps. Rogers, Eaton

The amendment (1170h) is defeated in a Roll Call vote, 214-157.

(2015-1171h)     Proposed by Reps. Eaton, Ford, Buco

The amendment (1171h) is defeated in a Roll Call vote, 218-151.

(2015-1172h)  Proposed by Reps. Nordgren, Rosenwald

The amendment (1172) is defeated 209-159.

(2015-1219h)  Proposed by Reps. Hannon, Rouillard, Edelblut, Zaricki, Fisher, Guerette, and Hurt.

The amendment (1219h) is defeated in a Roll Call, 233-138.

 

The committee report of HB-1-A as amended passes on a Roll Call vote, 212-161.