States of Disclosure

Published — June 25, 2009

New Hampshire: Legislative financial disclosure ranking

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New Hampshire

Rank: 46 | Points: 30 | Grade: F

Secretary of State

Question Answer Points Notes
Requires financial disclosure filing? Yes 1
Requires complete financial disclosure filing (no update)? Yes 1
Requires financial disclosure filing annually? Yes 1
Requires complete financial disclosure filing for candidates? Yes 1
Employment information required? Yes 5
Employment information not narrowly defined? No 0 Filers not required to report sources of income unless they earn $10,000
or more.
Employer/business name required? Yes 5
Employment job title required? No 0
Employer description required? Yes 2
Value range/income amount required? No 0
Spouse employment information required and clear? Required and Not Clear 2.5 Change from 2006: Spouse information now required,
but not clearly identified.
Officer/director information required? No 0
Officer/director information not narrowly defined? No 0
Officer/director entity name required? No 0
Officer/director entity description required? No 0
Spouse officer/director information required and clear? No 0
Investment information required? No 0
Investment information not narrowly defined? No 0
Investment entity name required? No 0
Investment entity description required? No 0
Investment value range/holding amount required? No 0
Spouse investment information required and clear? No 0
Client information required? No 0
Client name required? No 0
Client value range/income amount required? No 0
Spouse client information required and clear? No 0
Real-property information required? No 0
Real-property information not narrowly defined? No 0
Real-property value range/amount required? No 0
Spouse real-property information required and clear? No 0
Spouse name required? No 0
Dependent name required? No 0
Financial disclosure filings in central office? No 1
Lawmakers not forwarded reviewer information? Yes 1
In-person appearance not required to obtain filings? Yes 1
Copy fees less than 50 cents per page? Yes 1
Blank disclosure form available on Web? Yes 1
Disclosure filings available electronically or online in any format? Yes 3 Change from 2006: Filings now available on the Web.
Late-filing penalties on the books? No 0
Misfiling penalties on the books? Yes 1
State has auditing authority? Yes 1
State routinely reviews filings for accuracy and completeness either
through formal audit process or informal review process?
No 1
State published list of delinquent filers on Web or in printed document? Yes 0.5 Change from 2006: Half points awarded because list is available only
upon request.

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