HB187 (2007) Detail

(2nd New Title) establishing that sheriffs’ departments have authority to enforce civil orders.


CHAPTER 321

HB 187 – FINAL VERSION

21Feb2007… 0125h

05/03/07 1340s

27Jun2007… 2260cofc

2007 SESSION

07-0358

09/10

HOUSE BILL 187

AN ACT establishing that sheriffs’ departments have authority to enforce civil orders.

SPONSORS: Rep. Nowe, Rock 9; Rep. Buxton, Rock 10; Rep. Nedeau, Belk 3; Rep. Velez, Hills 12; Rep. Berube, Straf 2; Sen. Letourneau, Dist 19

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes that sheriffs’ departments have authority to enforce civil orders.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21Feb2007… 0125h

05/03/07 1340s

27Jun2007… 2260cofc

07-0358

09/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seven

AN ACT establishing that sheriffs’ departments have authority to enforce civil orders.

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

321:1 Powers of Sheriffs. Amend RSA 104:6 to read as follows:

104:6 Powers.

I. Sheriffs and their deputies shall have throughout the state the same power and authority to serve criminal or civil processes, investigate crimes and to pursue and apprehend criminals that they have in their respective counties.

II. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, sheriffs and their deputies shall have authority to enforce civil orders issued by any court.

321:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: July 16, 2007

Effective: September 14, 2007

Links

HB187 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB187 Revision: 10501 Date: Jan. 11, 2010, midnight

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