SB186 (2005) Detail

Allowing probate court judges and district court justices to sit on probate or district court cases.


CHAPTER 253

SB 186 – FINAL VERSION

04/07/05 0987s

25May2005… 1296h

06/09/05 1952eba

2005 SESSION

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SENATE BILL 186

AN ACT allowing probate court judges and district court justices to sit on probate or district court cases.

SPONSORS: Sen. Foster, Dist 13

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill allows probate court judges and district court justices to sit on probate or district court cases as assigned by the chief justice of the supreme court.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/07/05 0987s

25May2005… 1296h

06/09/05 1952eba

05-0986

09/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT allowing probate court judges and district court justices to sit on probate or district court cases.

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

253:1 New Section; Assignment of Justices. Amend RSA 502-A by inserting after section 5 the following new section:

502-A:5-a Assignment of Judges. After assessing caseload needs and requirements under exigent circumstances and consulting with the administrative judges, the chief justice of the supreme court may assign from a precertified list of judges any district court justice to hear cases in the probate court on a temporary basis.

253:2 New Section; Assignment of Judges. Amend RSA 547 by inserting after section 37 the following new section:

547:38 Assignment of Judges. After assessing caseload needs and requirements under exigent circumstances and consulting with the administrative judges, the chief justice of the supreme court may assign from a precertified list of judges any probate court judge to hear cases in the district court on a temporary basis.

253:3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

(Approved: July 14, 2005)

(Effective Date: January 1, 2006)

Links

SB186 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB186 Revision: 9240 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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