HB476 (2005) Detail

Revising the definition of adultery.


HB 476 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0734

04/01

HOUSE BILL 476

AN ACT revising the definition of adultery.

SPONSORS: Rep. W. P. Campbell, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill redefines adultery for the purposes of domestic relations and criminal offenses.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0734

04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT revising the definition of adultery.

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

1 Domestic Relations; Absolute Divorce, Generally. Amend RSA 458:7, II to read as follows:

II. Adultery of either party, as defined in RSA 645:3.

2 Public Indecency; Adultery. Amend RSA 645:3 to read as follows:

645:3 Adultery. A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if, being a married person, he engages in sexual [intercourse] activity with another not his spouse or, being unmarried, engages in sexual [intercourse] activity with another known by him to be married. In this section, “sexual activity” shall be as defined in RSA 649-A:2, III.

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

Links

HB476 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB476 Revision: 8925 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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