2017 Session: Week 5


Week 5 of the NH Legislative Session is in the books, and New Hampshire Libertas was at the statehouse and Legislative Office Building (LOB) testifying for pro-freedom legislation and against anti-freedom legislation.

On Tuesday (Feb 7), President Darryl W. Perry testified on:

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.)
HB372 relative to construction of the terms “resident,” “inhabitant,” “residence,” and “residency.” oppose
HB465 relative to domicile for the purposes of voting or holding elective office. oppose
HB651 relative to wrongful voting and penalties for voter fraud. oppose
HB622 allowing all voters to vote by absentee ballot. support
Prior to the scheduled hearing on HB588, the sponsor requested the bill be ITL’d; the committee did not hear testimony on this bill.
New Hampshire Libertas recommends defeat on HB588.

On Wednesday (Feb 8), Perry testified on:

HB303 relative to filling vacancies in the office of county commissioner. support (provided written testimony only)
HB403 relative to domicile affidavits. oppose
HB404 relative to eligibility to vote, voter registration forms, and absentee ballot requests. oppose

Video will soon be available for several of these hearings on the New Hampshire Libertas YouTube channel. We are also tracking the committee recommendations of bills we have targeted and on which we have provided testimony. You can find those updates here.

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In Liberty,
Darryl W. Perry
President, New Hampshire Libertas

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