HB158 (2005) Detail

(2nd New Title) relative to district courts.


CHAPTER 179

HB 158 – FINAL VERSION

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06Apr2005… 0938h

05/26/05 1516s

2005 SESSION

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09/01

HOUSE BILL 158

AN ACT relative to district courts.

SPONSORS: Rep. Weldy, Rock 2; Rep. Bishop, Rock 2; Rep. Forsing, Rock 2; Rep. Nowe, Rock 9; Rep. Buxton, Rock 10; Sen. Barnes, Dist 17

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill changes the name of the Auburn judicial district to the Auburn-Candia-Raymond district. The bill requires the district court to be located in Auburn, Candia, or Raymond and to bear the name of the town in which it is located.

The bill also temporarily changes the locations of the Hampton District Court and the Exeter District Court. The bill permits the Henniker District Court to be temporarily located in Hillsborough and the Hillsborough District Court to be temporarily located in Henniker.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06Apr2005… 0861h

06Apr2005… 0938h

05/26/05 1516s

05-0462

09/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to district courts.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

179:1 District Courts; Auburn-Candia-Raymond District. RSA 502-A:1, IV is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

IV. AUBURN-CANDIA-RAYMOND DISTRICT. The Auburn-Candia-Raymond district shall consist of the towns of Auburn, Candia, Deerfield, Nottingham, Raymond, and Northwood. The court shall be located in Auburn, Candia, or Raymond. The court shall hold sessions regularly at the principal court location and elsewhere in the district as justice may require. The court shall bear the name of the town in which it is located.

179:2 District Courts; Hampton District; Exeter District. Amend RSA 502-A:1, II and II-a to read as follows:

II. HAMPTON DISTRICT. The Hampton district shall consist of the towns of Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, South Hampton, and Seabrook. The district court for the district shall be temporarily located in [Hampton] Seabrook, holding sessions regularly therein and elsewhere in the district as justice may require. The name of this court shall be the Hampton District Court.

II-a. EXETER DISTRICT. The Exeter district shall consist of the towns of Exeter, Newmarket, Stratham, Newfields, Fremont, East Kingston, Kensington, Epping, and Brentwood. The district court for the district shall temporarily be located in [Exeter] Brentwood, holding sessions regularly therein and elsewhere in the district as justice may require. The name of this court shall be the Exeter District Court.

179:3 Contingency. RSA 502-A:1, II and II-a as inserted by section 2 of this act shall remain in effect until the Hampton District Court and Exeter District Court are permanently sited in accordance with 2004, 236:8-10, or other provisions of law. In any event the court shall be permanently sited no later than January 1, 2011.

179:4 District Courts; Henniker District. Amend RSA 502-A:1, XV to read as follows:

XV. HENNIKER DISTRICT. The Henniker district shall consist of the towns of Henniker, Warner, and Bradford in Merrimack county. The district court for the district shall be located in Henniker, holding sessions regularly therein and elsewhere in the district as justice may require. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the district court for the district may be temporarily located in Hillsborough. The name of this court shall be the Henniker District Court.

179:5 District Courts; Hillsborough District. Amend RSA 502-A:1, XXIII to read as follows:

XXIII. HILLSBOROUGH DISTRICT. The Hillsborough district shall consist of the towns of Hillsborough, Deering, Windsor, Antrim and Bennington in Hillsborough county. The district court for the district shall be located in Hillsborough, holding sessions regularly therein and elsewhere in the district as justice may require. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the district court for the district may be temporarily located in Henniker. The name of this court shall be the Hillsborough District Court.

179:6 Effective Date.

I. Section 1 of this act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

(Approved: June 30, 2005)

(Effective Date: I. Section 1 shall take effect January 1, 2006.

II. Remainder shall take effect June 30, 2005)

Links

HB158 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB158 Revision: 8648 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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