SB138 (2005) Detail

Relative to motor vehicle liability for municipal workers.


CHAPTER 46

SB 138-LOCAL – FINAL VERSION

2005 SESSION

05-0244

03/09

SENATE BILL 138-LOCAL

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle liability for municipal workers.

SPONSORS: Sen. Clegg, Dist 14; Sen. Flanders, Dist 7; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Odell, Dist 8; Rep. Marshall Quandt, Rock 13; Rep. Carson, Rock 3; Rep. Introne, Rock 3

COMMITTEE: Transportation and Interstate Cooperation

ANALYSIS

This bill exempts municipal public works or highway department employees from the motor vehicle accidents and financial responsibility laws.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0244

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle liability for municipal workers.

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

46:1 Motor Vehicles; Accidents and Financial Responsibility; Applicability of Chapter. Amend RSA 264:33 to read as follows:

264:33 Application of Chapter. This chapter shall in no respect be considered as a repeal of the provisions of the motor vehicle laws but shall be construed as supplemental thereto. Its provisions shall not apply to a vehicle owned by, or under lease to, the federal government nor to a member of the national guard when engaged in military duty pursuant to orders from proper authority under existing state and federal laws, nor to a permanent, call, or volunteer fireman of a municipal fire department, nor to a city or town police officer, nor to a municipal public works or highway department employee while on official duty, nor to a state police employee or highway enforcement officer while on official duty, driving a vehicle owned by the state or said fire or police department or said municipality, and shall not apply to said vehicle while so driven.

46:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

(Approved: May 17, 2005)

(Effective Date: January 1, 2006)

Links

SB138 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

SB138 Revision: 9197 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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