Bill Text - HB1470 (2012)

Establishing a committee to study administrative orders related to parental visitation.


Revision: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

HB 1470 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1470

AN ACT establishing a committee to study administrative orders related to parental visitation.

SPONSORS: Rep. Lambert, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study administrative orders related to parental visitation.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2388

05/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT establishing a committee to study administrative orders related to parental visitation.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study administrative orders related to parental visitation.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Two members of the senate, appointed by the senate president.

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 administrative orders issued by the judicial branch family division and the district courts related to parental visitation. The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to the study.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. 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. Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

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, 2012.

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

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