HB1127 (2010) Detail

Relative to service of process on commercial tenants.


HB 1127 – AS INTRODUCED

2010 SESSION

10-2019

06/04

HOUSE BILL 1127

AN ACT relative to service of process on commercial tenants.

SPONSORS: Rep. Jasper, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill permits demand for rent and eviction notices to be served at commercial properties.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2019

06/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT relative to service of process on commercial tenants.

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

1 Service of Demand and Eviction Notice. Amend RSA 540:5, I to read as follows:

I. Any notice of a demand for rent or an eviction notice may be served by any person and may be served upon the tenant personally or left at his or her last and usual place of abode. In the case of commercial rental property, service of process may be made at such property provided that a copy of the demand for rent or eviction notice shall be sent by certified mail to the commercial tenant at his or her last known residence. Proof of service must be shown by a true and attested copy of the notice accompanied by an affidavit of service, but the affidavit need not be sworn under oath. A notice of a demand for rent shall be sufficient if served upon the tenant at any time after the rent becomes due and prior to or simultaneously with the service of an eviction notice.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2011.

Links

HB1127 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1127 Revision: 14888 Date: Dec. 10, 2009, midnight

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