HB1171 (2006) Detail

Relative to the violation of protective orders.


HB 1171 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

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05/04

HOUSE BILL 1171

AN ACT relative to the violation of protective orders.

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Wheeler, Hills 6

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill provides that the defendant shall not be charged with violating a protective order if the plaintiff or victim of domestic violence initiated contact with the defendant.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2196

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to the violation of protective orders.

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

1 New Paragraph; Violation of Protective Order; Penalty; No Criminal Liability if Contact Initiated by Plaintiff. Amend RSA 173-B:9 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

III-a. Notwithstanding paragraph I and III, if the plaintiff or victim of domestic violence initiates contact with the defendant, the defendant shall not be charged with violating the protective order.

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

Links

HB1171 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1171 Revision: 9450 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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