Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for New Hampshire

Political Activism

New Hampshire State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in New Hampshire.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

New Hampshire’s state capitol resides in Concord.The New Hampshire legislature is known as the New Hampshire General Court consisting of two chambers. The upper chamber is the senate with 24 members and the lower chamber is the House of Representatives with 400 members. All members of the General Court serve two year terms and are elected in even numbered years. There are no term limits in New Hampshire. The members are paid $200 a year plus mileage. They are considered a citizen legislature and are virtually a volunteer body. The legislature meets annually with sessions beginning in early January. Most members are retired and over the age of 60.

For further information on The General Court of New Hampshire or to find your state elected officials follow the link below.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


NH H 1342

2020

Low Income Housing Heat Pump Installation

Status: Failed - Died

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/8/2020

‍Author: McWilliams (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Establishes a program for the installation of high-performance air source heat pumps in certain construction funded in whole or in part by public funds.

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NH SB 61

2021

Prohibiting collective bargaining agreements that require employees to join a labor union

Status: Passed out of Senate Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/11/2021

‍Author: John Reagan (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor, Right to Work

‍Summary: A bill to enact statewide Right to Work.

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NH SB 55

2021

An act relative to Project Labor Agreements in government contracts.

Status: Bill Defeated by - Inexpedient to Legislate Vote

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/11/2021

‍Author: Kevin Avard (R)

‍Topics: Project Labor Agreements

‍Summary: This bill prohibits the use of PLA’s on any state or municipal projects that are funded in any way by the state.

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NH HB 206

2021

An act relative to collective bargaining agreement strategy discussions under the right-to-know law.

Status: Inexpedient to Legislate - Minority Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/9/2021

‍Author: Leonard Turcotte (R)

Additional Authors: Glenn Cordelli (R), Michael Moffett (R) and Hershel Nunez (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor; Collective Bargaining

‍Summary: This bill would force negotiations between public sector employers and their employees to become public record.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2019)

Chris Pappas (D)

2nd District:

(Since 2013)

Ann McLane Kuster (D)

Senators

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for New Hampshire. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for New Hampshire

Resident Agent Requirement? Yes.

Local Bank Requirement? No. 

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary. 

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • PACs must register with the New Hampshire Secretary of State if they make expenditures in New Hampshire exceeding $500.
  • Only registered committees can make contributions to New Hampshire
    candidates.
  • Registered New Hampshire committees must file periodic reports that include the name and home address of each individual contributor of more than $25, and the name, home address, occupation, employer and place of business of any person who contributes more than $100.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: To candidates who have agreed to honor spending limits: $5,000. To candidates who have not agreed to spending limits: $1,000.

Legislative Official: To candidates who have agreed to honor spending limits: $5,000. To candidates who have not agreed to spending limits: $1,000.

Local Candidate: To candidates who have agreed to honor spending limits: $5,000. To candidates who have not agreed to spending limits: $1,000.