HB294 (2005) Detail

(New Title) relative to annulment of arrest records.


HB 294 – AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

30Mar2005… 0663h

2005 SESSION

05-0252

09/10

HOUSE BILL 294

AN ACT relative to annulment of arrest records.

SPONSORS: Rep. Dumaine, Rock 3; Rep. Hagan, Hills 17; Rep. Itse, Rock 9

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires the court to automatically annul the arrest record upon acquittal of any defendant.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

30Mar2005… 0663h

05-0252

09/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to annulment of arrest records.

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

1 Annulment of Arrest Records. Amend RSA 651:5, II to read as follows:

II. The arrest record of a person whose arrest has resulted in a verdict of not guilty by a jury or judge shall be immediately annulled by the court without requiring a petition.

II-a. Any person whose [arrest has resulted in a finding of not guilty, or whose] case was dismissed or not prosecuted, may petition for annulment of the arrest record at any time in accordance with the provisions of this section.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

Links

HB294 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB294 Revision: 8763 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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