SB205 in Senate Judiciary Committee

Senate Bill 205 is a Right-to-Know bill that would explicitly include the governor as a public body under the Right-to-Know Law.  SB205 also extends electioneering law.  This bill is assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee that held a hearing on SB205 on February 17, 2015.  The SJC has not yet reported out SB205 to the full Senate.  SB205 is sponsored by Sen. Jeanie Forrester (R), Sen. John Reagan (R), Sen. David Boutin (R), Sen. Sharon Carson (R), Sen. Kevin Avard (R), Sen. Gerald Little (R), Sen. Nancy Stiles (R), Sen. Sam Cataldo (R), Sen. Jeb Bradley (R).

This bill adds the phrase “office of the governor, the” to RSA 91-A:1-a, VI(b).  This is the full revised portion of the definition of a public body:

(b) The office of the governor, the executive council and the governor with the executive council; including any advisory committee established by the governor by executive order or by the executive council.

The full text of the bill is available here.