HB295 (2005) Detail

Relative to access to certain motor vehicle records.


HB 295 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0258

03/01

HOUSE BILL 295

AN ACT relative to access to certain motor vehicle records.

SPONSORS: Rep. Dumaine, Rock 3; Rep. Hagan, Hills 17; Rep. P. Smith, Rock 3

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill permits defense attorneys in criminal cases to obtain certain motor vehicle records.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0258

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to access to certain motor vehicle records.

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

1 New Paragraph; Motor Vehicle Records; Access by Attorney in Criminal Case. Amend RSA 260:14 by inserting after paragraph III-a the following new paragraph:

III-b. An attorney of record for the defendant in a criminal case, and any of his or her staff members acting under the direction and supervision of counsel for the defense or any private investigator licensed under RSA 106-F who has been hired by counsel for the defense, shall be allowed to obtain any and all records of motor vehicle offenses and current address of any person who is a defendant, complainant or potential witness in the case. These records shall not be denied pursuant to Saf-C 5605.17.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB295 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB295 Revision: 8764 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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