Bill Text - SB62 (2005)

Allowing court fees to be paid by credit card.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

CHAPTER 281

SB 62-FN – FINAL VERSION

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2005 SESSION

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SENATE BILL 62-FN

AN ACT allowing court fees to be paid by credit card.

SPONSORS: Sen. Foster, Dist 13; Rep. Dokmo, Hills 6

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill allows court fees and fines paid into any court to be paid by credit card.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/24/05 0624s

11 May 2005… 1325h

06/29/05 1917cofc

05-0995

09/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT allowing court fees to be paid by credit card.

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

281:1 Subdivision Heading. Amend the subdivision heading preceding RSA 490:26-a to read as follows:

Court Fees, Fines, Forms, and Personnel

281:2 Supreme Court; Court Fees and Fines; Payments by Credit Card. Amend RSA 490:26-a to read as follows:

490:26-a Court Fees and Fines; Credit Card Payments. The supreme court shall establish by rule an equitable fee schedule for all courts in the state [by January 1, 1982]. All court fees and all fines paid into any court may be paid by credit card in lieu of cash payment. The courts shall collect a $3 processing fee in addition to each fee or fine paid by credit card.

281:3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: July 22, 2005)

(Effective Date: September 20, 2005)

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