N.H. State Senate Acts on Bills Vetoed by Gov. Lynch
This afternoon, the state Senate voted on six bills previously vetoed by Gov. Lynch. 16 votes were required to override the Governor’s veto. The bills that were successfully overridden by the Senate today now go to the House for action.
SB 3: Senate overrides Gov. Lynch veto, 19-5
SB 3 makes comprehensive changes to the state pension system.
SB 57: Senate overrides Gov. Lynch veto, 17-7
permits short-term lenders to charge interest rates of up to25 percent a month
on title loans, loans taken out when the collateral the borrower supplies is the title to a car.
SB 88: Senate overrides Gov. Lynch veto, 17-7
SB 88 eliminates the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed weapon, allows gun owners to brandish their weapon, and permits use of deadly force without retreat.
SB 91: Senate overrides Gov. Lynch veto, 17-6
SB 91 prohibits local boards from requiring residential fire suppression systems.
SB 129: Senate sustains Gov. Lynch veto, 7-17
SB 129 would require voters to present photo identification to vote in person.
SB 154: Senate sustains Gov. Lynch veto, 15-9
SB 154 would end the state’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The initiative reduces carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by requiring the plants to purchase an allowance for the carbon dioxide they emit and distributes the proceeds for energy efficiency initiatives.