HB1152 (2008) Detail

(New Title) relative to interpreting statutory deadlines.


CHAPTER 11

HB 1152-FN – FINAL VERSION

05Mar2008… 0383h

2008 SESSION

08-2094

03/09

HOUSE BILL 1152-FN

AN ACT relative to interpreting statutory deadlines.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hawkins, Hills 18; Rep. Graham, Hills 18; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9

COMMITTEE: Commerce

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill permits documents and fees to be filed on the next business day if a statute specifies a deadline that falls on a weekend or legal holiday.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05Mar2008… 0383h

08-2094

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to interpreting statutory deadlines.

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

11:1 Statutory Construction; Dates. Amend RSA 21:35 to read as follows:

21:35 Time, How Reckoned; Days Included and Excluded.

I. Except where specifically stated to the contrary, when a period or limit of time is to be reckoned from a day or date, that day or date shall be excluded from and the day on which an act should occur shall be included in the computation of the period or limit of time.

II. If a statute specifies a date for filing documents or paying fees and the specified date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the document or fee shall be deemed timely filed if it is received by the next business day.

11:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2009.

Approved: May 6, 2008

Effective Date: January 1, 2009

Links

HB1152 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1152 Revision: 11354 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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