Right to Know NH will meet on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. in Concord, NH at 8 North Main Street in the office of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers. We will discuss our positions on the following Right-to-Know bills submitted for this legislative session.

HB1202: relative to matters discussed in nonpublic session
Sponsors: Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Kenney, Straf. 6; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Balch, Hills. 38; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Wuelper, Straf. 3; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6; Rep. Meuse, Rock. 29; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

HB1325: relative to minutes and decisions in nonpublic sessions under the right-to-know law. Sponsors: Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Ulery, Hills. 37; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Rep. Langley, Hills. 8; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

HB1689: relative to minutes in nonpublic session
Sponsors: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33; Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24; Rep. DeSimone, Rock. 14; Rep. Wuelper, Straf. 3

HB1559: relative to sealing records in nonpublic session
Sponsors: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33; Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24; Rep. Wuelper, Straf. 3

HB1390: relative to access to ballots and verification counts of machine-counted ballots. Sponsors: Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Rep. Vann, Hills. 24; Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. Jack, Hills. 36; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Towne, Straf. 4; Rep. DesMarais, Carr. 6; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

HB1169: eliminate requirement for role call vote
Sponsors: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. O’Brien, Hills. 36; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30

HB1170: adding a definition of “reasonably described”
Sponsors: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28

HB1307: allows public bodies to charge personnel costs for retrieval of records
Sponsors: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28

HB1546: relative to meeting minutes of county delegations.
Sponsors: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Cloutier, Sull. 10; Rep. Rollins, Sull. 6; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5

HB1524: prohibiting police from releasing information of certain non-violent offenders on social media before conviction.
Sponsors: Rep. Klein-Knight, Hills. 11; Rep. McNally, Straf. 10; Rep. Bouchard, Hills. 11; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6

HB1531: relative to the release of voting information in a presidential election.
Sponsors: Rep. Prout, Hills. 37; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. Costable, Rock. 3; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. A. Lekas, Hills. 37; Rep. T. Lekas, Hills. 37; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14

HB1529: prohibiting the release of the name of a mass shooter.
Sponsors: Rep. Hopper, Hills. 2; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6

HB1673: relative to the definition of “public body”
Sponsors: Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. T. Lekas, Hills. 37; Rep. Wuelper, Straf. 3

SB426: relative to exemptions from the right-to-know law
Sponsors: Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25

Several of these bills, if passed, will erode your right to an open and transparent government.

The public is welcome to join us. Please come and help us protect and improve your right to know.