Bill Text - HB110 (2011)

Requiring professional safety and security services personnel to report certain criminal offenses.


Revision: Jan. 4, 2011, midnight

HB 110 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 110

AN ACT requiring professional safety and security services personnel to report certain criminal offenses.

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf 5; Rep. Emerson, Ches 7; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr 10

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill renders security guards and security guard services furnished by a college or university operating in the state of New Hampshire subject to the statute governing detective agencies and security services.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT requiring professional safety and security services personnel to report certain criminal offenses.

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

1 Detective Agencies and Security Services; Exceptions. Amend RSA 106-F:2, IV to read as follows:

IV. Any unarmed security employee who is a direct employee of a business which is not a security guard agency and who is employed by that business to secure its premises while so employed, including but not limited to store [detective] detectives and watchmen. This exclusion shall not apply to any security guard or security guard service licensed under this chapter and furnished by a college or university operating in the state of New Hampshire.

2 Detective Agencies and Security Services; Definitions. Amend RSA 106-F:4, XIV to read as follows:

XIV. “Security guard service” or “security guard agency” means any business entity, except as provided in RSA 106-F:2, that furnishes or employs security guards or other persons for the protection of individuals or their property from injury or theft and includes, but is not limited to, services providing for the safe transport of money or valuable documents and security patrols of homes, businesses, colleges, universities, or other postsecondary educational institutions, or industrial plants. Such service may use the terms “security,” “safety,” “control” or like terms leading the public to look to the individual as a person of authority. A person engaged in so-called “executive protection” or providing body guard services shall be classified as a security guard.

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

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