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5/2/2014 Bill Title Number

Sponsor

Committee

Time/Date

Status

HB0255

(New title)establishing a commission to study medical costs and payments under workers’ compensation law.

Daniels

Commerce

03/11/2014 at 01:30 PM LOB 101

Passed the House and the Senate

HB1161

relative to the definition of slot machines and the duties of game operators and game operator employers

Sullivan

Ways and Means (Second Committee)

Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV

HB1168

relative to employer documentation of worker eligibility to work in the United States.

Rice

Commerce

01/16/2014 at 10:30 AM LOB 306 04/10/14, Room 101, LOB, 2:20 p.m.

HB1188

relative to paycheck equity.

Weed

Commerce

HB1189

relative to temporary worker rights.

Weed

HB1195

establishing a commission to study the impacts of the property tax on New Hampshire's residents, businesses, municipalities, and the economy. relative to the rights of franchisees.

Spang

Ways and Means

04/01/2014 09:00 Inexpedient to AM SH 103 Legislate, VV

Abrami

Commerce and Consumer Affairs

03/04/2014 1:15 PM LOB 302 Executive Session

HB1215

Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #20141613s, 5/8/14; Vote 5-0

03/25/2014 at Passed the House 02:15 PM LOB 101 Labor, Industrial and 03/04/2014 10:15 Interim Study Rehabilitative Services AM LOB 307 Executive Session

Refer to Interim Study: MA VV


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5/2/2014 Bill Title Number HB1297 relative to workforce housing grants.

Sponsor

Committee

Time/Date

Status

Burt

Municipal and County 02/11/2014 10:00 Inexpedient to Government AM LOB 301 Legislate: MA VV Executive Session

HB1403

establishing a state minimum hourly wage.

Kelly

Finance

04/22/14, Room 103, SH, 1:15 p.m

Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 5/8/14

HB1404

relative to payroll cards.

Cahill

Commerce

Interim Study

HB1405

prohibiting an employer from using credit history in employment decisions.

Cushing

Commerce

HB1407

relative to privacy in the workplace.

K. Rogers

Commerce

HB1416

(New title) establishing an economic development plan and process Cebrowski for the division of economic development.

HB1475

relative to expanding the research and development tax credit against the business profits tax to be a reinvestment tax credit.

Itse

Executive Departments and Administration Ways and Means

03/25/2014 at 01:15 PM LOB 101 03/25/2014 at 01:35 APM LOB 101 03/25/2014 at 01:55 PM LOB 101 04/23/14, Room 100, SH, 9:30 a.m.

HB1476

exempting proprietorships from taxation under the business enterprise tax.

Itse

Ways and Means

HB1477

exempting proprietorships from taxation under the business profits Itse tax.

Ways and Means

01/14/2014 at 11:00 AM LOB 202 01/16/2014 at 09:00 AM LOB 202 01/16/2014 at 09:30 AM LOB 202

Lay on Table (Rep. Shurtleff) MA RC 19568 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 21167 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 21467

Laid on the Table

Passed the House

Ought to Pass: MA, VV


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5/2/2014 Bill Title Sponsor Number HB1509 relative to including nonprofit charitable enterprises in the business Hess enterprise tax and lowering the rate of the tax. HB1553

HB1569

requiring a refund of business profits taxes and business enterprise taxes which exceed an annual revenue cap adopted by the legislature. permitting licensing requirements to be waived for buyers and sellers

Committee

Time/Date

Status

Ways and Means

01/14/2014 at 01:30 PM LOB 202 01/16/2014 at 10:00 AM LOB 202 01/28/2014 1:30 PM LOB 306

Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 173163 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV

01/16/2014 at 10:30 AM LOB 202 01/16/2014 at 11:00 AM LOB 202 04/09/2014 at 09:30 AM LOB 101 02/06/2014 at 10:00 AM LOB202204 02/06/2014 at 10:30 AM LOB 202-204 02/06/2014 at 11:00 AM LOB 202-204

Refer to Interim Study MA VV

Lambert

Ways and Means

Lambert

Executive Departments and Administration Ways and Means

HB1596

allowing for an adjustment to business enterprise taxes for business Rideout funds acquired by loan from a financial institution.

HB1597

reducing the rate of tax on meals under the meals and rooms tax.

Hoell

Ways and Means

HB1602

relative to the divestiture of PSNH assets

Bordin

Energy and Natural Resouces

HB1626

establishing up to 6 gambling establishments in the state and a gaming oversight authority and continually appropriating a special fund. relative to video lottery and table gaming.

Vailliancourt

Ways and Means

Long

Ways and Means

relative to games of chance and establishing a gaming regulatory commission and video lottery gaming.

Sullivan

Ways and Means

HB1627

HB1628

Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV

Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 184148 Passed the House

Inexpedient to Legislate: MA Div 187102 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV Inexpedient to Legislate: MA Div 23854


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5/2/2014 Bill Title Number HB1633 relative to expanded gaming in New Hampshire

Sponsor

Committee

Time/Date

Ames

Ways and Means

03/04/2014 11:00 Inexpedient to AM LOB 202 Legislate Executive Session

SB0223

authorizing municipalities to enter into contracts for the private funding and repayment of construction of sewer systems

Boutin

Enrolled

SB0243

(New Title) relative to the carry forward of a credit against the Odell business profits tax, rulemaking concerning the real estate transfer tax, the disclosure of certain department of revenue administration records, and the tax on unstamped tobacco products.

Municipal and County 02/18/2014 at Government 09:30 AM LOB 301 Ways and Means 04/29/2014 1:30 PM LOB 202 Executive Session

SB0290

authorizing credit unions to provide group accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

D'Allesandro

Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Passed the Senate and the House

SB0295

prohibiting an employer from using credit history in employment decisions.

Soucy

SB0302

relative to public or private criticism of employers by employees.

Pierce

SB0312

establishing a job creation credit against the business profits tax and Pierce the business enterprise tax for small businesses increasing employment in New Hampshire. relative to economic revitalization zone tax credits. Watters

SB0327

04/01/2014 at 10:45 AM LOB 302 Labor, Industrial and 04/02/2014 at Rehabilitative Services 01:30 PM LOB 307 Commerce 01/21/2014 at 02:00 PM LOB 101 Ways and Means 01/21/2014 at 09:45 AM SH 103 Ways and Means

04/29/2014 1:30 PM LOB 202 Executive Session

Status

Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #20141554h (Vote 19-0; CC); HC 34

Passed the Senate and the House Inexpedient to Legislate MA VV Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 13Y11N, MA Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC)


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5/2/2014 Bill Title Number SB0335 (New title) establishing a commission to study career and technical education centers

Sponsor

Committee

Time/Date

Status

Watters

Education

Passed the Senate and the House

SB0342

relative to medical examinations for workers' compensation.

Soucy

Commerce

SB0366

relative to video lottery and table gaming.

D'Allesandro

Ways and Means

04/08/2014 at 11:00 AM LOB 207 01/14/2014 at 02:00 PM LOB 101 04/22/14 10:30 AM LOB 202 Executive Session

SB0367

(New Title) requiring adjustment of the road toll according to Rausch changes in the Consumer Price Index, eliminating certain ramp tolls on the Everett turnpike in the town of Merrimack, and establishing a committee to study the effectiveness and efficiency of the department of transportation.

Joint Committee 04/08/2014 at Public Works and 10:00 AM LOB Highways & Ways and 210-211 Means

SB0382

prohibiting smoking in buildings owned or operated by social, fraternal, or religious organizations

Health, Education and 03/11/2014 at Human Services 11:00 AM LOB 103

D'Allesandro

Inexpedient to Legislate Inexpedient to Legislate MA RC 173172 (Speaker voted to break tie) Passed the Senate and the House

Interim Study


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