Bill Text - HB692 (2005)

Relative to the county department of corrections.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

CHAPTER 275

HB 692-FN-LOCAL – FINAL VERSION

09Mar2005… 0387h

05/26/05 1517s

29Jun2005… 2056cofc

2005 SESSION

05-0818

09/04

HOUSE BILL 692-FN-LOCAL

AN ACT relative to the county department of corrections.

SPONSORS: Rep. Nedeau, Belk 3; Rep. Whalley, Belk 5; Rep. Fitzgerald, Belk 4; Rep. Thomas, Belk 5; Sen. Johnson, Dist 2

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires the state to pay expenses of lodging persons in county department of corrections facilities for any time period greater than 12 months.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09Mar2005… 0387h

05/26/05 1517s

29Jun2005… 2056cofc

05-0818

09/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to the county department of corrections.

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

275:1 Place of Commitment; Expenses of Protective Custody. Amend RSA 30-B:15 to read as follows:

30-B:15 Place of Commitment; Expense of Protective Custody.

I. Any person committed to a county correctional facility for any offense shall be committed to a county correctional facility in the county in which the offense is committed. For any person sentenced to a term of imprisonment of up to 12 months, the expense of lodging such person in a county correctional facility shall be a charge upon the county. For persons sentenced to terms of imprisonment in a county correctional facility that exceed 12 months, the first 12-month sentence shall be a charge upon the county. Any sentence exceeding 12 months of imprisonment shall be a charge upon the state.

II. [The expense of lodging persons in a county correctional facility under the protective custody of a peace officer under RSA 172:15 or RSA 172-B:3 shall be a charge upon the county.] Whenever the expense of lodging a person in a county correctional facility is to be a charge against the state under this section, the state shall have the authority to take physical custody of such person.

275:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

(Approved: July 22, 2005)

(Effective Date: January 1, 2006)

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