HB98 (2005) Detail

Relative to law enforcement authority under the safe schools act.


HB 98 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0273

08/09

HOUSE BILL 98

AN ACT relative to law enforcement authority under the safe schools act.

SPONSORS: Rep. Bicknell, Rock 1; Rep. Kennedy, Merr 4; Rep. Itse, Rock 9; Sen. Boyce, Dist 4

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill gives law enforcement authority to town selectmen and city mayors for the purpose of safe school zones under 18 USC ยง922 (q).

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0273

08/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to law enforcement authority under the safe schools act.

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

1 Law Enforcement Authority of Selectmen. Amend RSA 41:8 to read as follows:

41:8 Election and Duties.

I. Every town, at the annual meeting, shall choose, by ballot, one selectman to hold office for 3 years. The selectmen shall manage the prudential affairs of the town and perform the duties by law prescribed. A majority of the selectmen shall be competent in all cases.

II. For the purposes of safe school zones under 18 United States Code, section 922(q), selectmen shall be considered a law enforcement authority.

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

Links

HB98 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB98 Revision: 9139 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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