HB285 (2009) Detail

Authorizing the supreme court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine.


HB 285-FN – AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0670

09/04

HOUSE BILL 285-FN

AN ACT authorizing the supreme court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cote, Hills 23

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes the supreme court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine.

This bill was requested by the supreme court.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0670

09/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT authorizing the supreme court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine.

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

1 New Paragraph; Court Fees. Amend RSA 490:26-a by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a. The supreme court may establish by rule an equitable fee to be added to a fine whenever a court extends the time for the payment of the fine.

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

LBAO

09-0670

01/07/09

HB 285-FN - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT authorizing the supreme court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine.

FISCAL IMPACT

    The Judicial Branch states this bill will increase state revenue by $329,850 in FY 2010 and each year thereafter. This bill will have no fiscal impact on county and local revenues or state, county and local expenditures.

METHODOLOGY

    The Judicial Branch states this bill authorizes the Supreme Court to establish a fee to be imposed when a court extends the time for payment of a fine. The Judicial Branch states 13,194 individuals set up time payments in FY 2008. Assuming a 2010 implementation date, if this number stays constant and the fee is set at $25 to make payments over time, the Branch assumes state revenue will increase by $329,850 in FY 2010 and each year thereafter.

Links

HB285 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB285 Revision: 12861 Date: Jan. 12, 2009, midnight

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