NH House Session Recap, Sept. 16

 

HOUSE SESSION RECAP

September 16, 2015

 

A Memorial Resolution for former House member Robbie Parsons (Strafford County 1) who passed away during the summer is presented by the House Clerk.   (The resolution was unanimoulsy accepted by the House).

 

Motion to amend House Rule 65, addeding deadlines for legislative action for the 2015-16 session. (The motion is adopted by the necessary two-thirds vote)

 

Motion to override the governor’s veto of HB 332, relative to school district policy regarding objectionable course material. (Vetoed, 6/26/15) (The governor’s veto is sustained 226-148, failing to get the necessary two-thirds votes)

Motion to ovrerride the governor’s veto of HB449, relative to the duration of child support. (Vetoed, 7.7.15). (The governor’s veto is sustained 229-151, failing to get the necessary two-thirds votes)

 

Mtion to override the governor’s veto of HB 550, relative to administration of the tobacco tax and relative to the sale or exchange of an interest in a business organization under the business profits tax. (The governor’s veto is sustained 230-147, failing to get the necessary two-thirds votes)

 

Reps. Flanagan and Shurtleff move to suspend the House Rules (two-thirds votes necessary).

Representative W. O’Brien challenges the ruling of the chair that SB9 is unconstitutional.  Rep. Hinch requested a Roll Call vote.  (The ruling of the chair is upheld, 286-89)

(The motion to suspend rules passes on a RC vote, 285-93, garnering the necessary two-thirds vote)

 

Rep. Itse introduces Floor Amendment 239-1H to SB9. (The motion fails in a RC vote, 94 264)

Rep. Hoell introduces Floor Amendment 239-2H to SB9 (The motion fails in a RC vote, 96-265)

Rep. D. McGuire introduces Floor Amendment 239-3H to SB9 (The motion fails in a RC vote, 65-289)

Rep. D. McGuire introduces Floor Amendment 239-4H to SB9 (The motion fails in a RC vote, 93-263)

 

A motion of OTP is made on SB9,   relative to salary increases for state employees and making appropriations therefor, establishing a legislative oversight committee on employee relations, relative to the purpose of a capital budget appropriation, and reducing the rates of the business profits tax and the business enterprise tax. (the motion of OTP, passes in a RC vote, 291-73)

 

Rep. Hinch moves reconsideration of SB9. (The motion to reconsider fails in a VV)

 

The House received the following Senate message:

The governor’s veto on the following bills were sustained.

SB101,  prohibiting the state from requiring implementation of common core standards. (13-11)

SB 116, repealing the license requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver. (14-10)

SB 169, relative to permissible uses of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards. (14-10)

SB 179, relative to eligibility to vote and relative to availability of voter information. (13-11)

 

Motion to override the governor’s veto of HB 603, relative to student exemption from the statewide assessment.  (The governor’s veto is sustained 211-141, failing to get the necessary two-thirds votes)

 

Motion to override the governor’s veto of HB 1, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017..  (The governor’s veto is overridden,  321-25, reaching the necessary two-thirds vote)

 

Motion to override the governor’s veto of HB 2, relative to state fees, funds, revenues, and expenditures. (The governor’s veto is overridden,  26-21, reaching the necessary two-thirds vote)