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HB 1007 (2022)

Make "insurrection or rebellion" grounds to exclude someone from state office

Summary:

Allows the House and Senate to remove a legislator from office if they determine the legislator "engaged in insurrection or rebellion, or [has] given aid or comfort to the enemies of the state." The bill also states that anyone who "engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or who gave aid or comfort to the enemies thereof" is ineligible to run for office. The bill makes clear that "insurrection or rebellion" includes advocating for New Hampshire to secede from the United States.

Bill Sponsor:
Bill Became Law?:
No
Status:
HOUSE
Status Detail:
Tabled in the House
Public Hearing Date:
01/19/2022 09:00 am
Public Hearing Location:
LOB Room 301-303
House Voting Date:
03/15/2022
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