Bill Text - HB1167 (2010)

Establishing a committee to study parole boards and parole board procedures.


Revision: May 22, 2010, midnight

HB 1167 – VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

05/12/10 1893s

2010 SESSION

10-2426

04/01

HOUSE BILL 1167

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parole boards and parole board procedures.

SPONSORS: Rep. Pantelakos, Rock 16; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr 10; Rep. Welch, Rock 8; Rep. Weare, Rock 14

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study parole boards and parole board procedures in New Hampshire and other states.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/12/10 1893s

10-2426

04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT establishing a committee to study parole boards and parole board procedures.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study parole boards and parole board procedures.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The committee shall consist of 5 members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3 Duties. The committee shall study and compare the composition, duties, and functions of the adult parole board in New Hampshire with parole boards in other states, including procedures for noticing and conducting hearings, appointing members, and performing duties. The committee shall also study whether modifications should be made to the adult parole board in New Hampshire, including specific recommendations for such modifications.

4 Chairperson. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2010.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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