HB1625 (2006) Detail

(2nd New Title) establishing penalties for guardians ad litem who fail to file reports.


CHAPTER 235

HB 1625 – FINAL VERSION

07Mar2006… 1004h

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2006 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1625

AN ACT establishing penalties for guardians ad litem who fail to file reports.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cady, Rock 1; Rep. Itse, Rock 9; Rep. Bettencourt, Rock 4; Rep. Bickford, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes penalties for guardians ad litem who fail to file reports which are required by the court or by statute.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

07Mar2006… 1004h

05/04/06 1717s

06-2083

09/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT establishing penalties for guardians ad litem who fail to file reports.

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

235:1 New Section; Guardians Ad Litem; Failure to File Reports. Amend RSA 490 by inserting after section 490:26-f the following new section:

490:26-g Guardians Ad Litem; Failure to File Required Reports. A guardian ad litem who, without good cause, fails to file a report required by any court or statute by the date the report is due may be subject to a fine, established by supreme court rule, of not less than $100 and not more than the amount of costs and attorneys fees incurred by the parties to the action for the day of the hearing. The guardian ad litem shall not be subject to the fine under this section if, at least 10 days prior to the date the report is due, he or she files a motion requesting an extension of time to file the report. The court clerk shall report a guardian ad litem who fails to file a report by the date the report is due to the guardian ad litem board. The court clerk and the guardian ad litem board shall make such report available to the public.

235:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2007.

Approved: June 1, 2006

Effective: January 1, 2007

Links

HB1625 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1625 Revision: 9897 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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