HB595 (2008) Detail

(2nd New Title) requiring the commissioner of the department of corrections to adopt procedures establishing a policy on and procedures for an internal clemency board to review and make recommendations on requests for sentence modifications.


CHAPTER 203

HB 595-FN – FINAL VERSION

02Jan2008… 2007-2476h

15May2008… 2008-1735eba

2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 595-FN

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of the department of corrections to adopt procedures establishing a policy on and procedures for an internal clemency board to review and make recommendations on requests for sentence modifications.

SPONSORS: Rep. L. Hammond, Graf 11; Rep. Jennifer Brown, Straf 5; Rep. Charron, Rock 7; Sen. Burling, Dist 5

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires the commissioner of the department of corrections to adopt procedures establishing a policy on and procedures for an internal clemency board to review and make recommendations on requests for sentence modifications.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02Jan2008… 2476h

15May2008… 2008-1735eba

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09/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of the department of corrections to adopt procedures establishing a policy on and procedures for an internal clemency board to review and make recommendations on requests for sentence modifications.

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

203:1 New Subparagraph; Powers and Duties of Commissioner. Amend RSA 21-H:8, III by inserting after subparagraph (e) the following new subparagraph:

(f) A policy on and procedures for an internal clemency board to review each request for sentence modification pursuant to RSA 651:20 and to provide a recommendation on each request to the sentencing court.

203:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2009.

Approved: June 16, 2008

Effective Date: January 1, 2009

Links

HB595 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB595 Revision: 11947 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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