HB682 (2005) Detail

Requiring an informational statement regarding the powers of district courts.


HB 682-FN – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0661

09/01

HOUSE BILL 682-FN

AN ACT requiring an informational statement regarding the powers of district courts.

SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr 9; Rep. L. Christiansen, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the district courts to include a written statement with each summons informing the parties to and participants in the action or proceeding that they have no constitutional rights in district court and that the district court is an administrative tribunal.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0661

09/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT requiring an informational statement regarding the powers of district courts.

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

1 New Section; Informational Statement Required. Amend RSA 502-A by inserting after section 502-A:27-e the following new section:

502-A:27-f Informational Statement Required. The district court shall include a written statement on or with every summons which informs the recipient that parties to and participants in any action or proceeding before the court have no constitutional rights, that the district court acts as an administrative tribunal, and that administration of the action or proceeding shall be within the context of statutes to which the parties and participants have contracted.

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

LBAO

05-0661

Revised 2/15/05

HB 682 FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT requiring an informational statement regarding the powers of district courts.

FISCAL IMPACT:

    The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2009.

Links

HB682 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB682 Revision: 9091 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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