HB1577 (2012) Detail

Relative to petitions for reconsideration of court rulings in the judicial branch family division.


HB 1577 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2280

09/04

HOUSE BILL 1577

AN ACT relative to petitions for reconsideration of court rulings in the judicial branch family division.

SPONSORS: Rep. Lambert, Hills 27; Rep. Manuse, Rock 5

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill clarifies and establishes certain rights of parties filing petitions for reconsideration of court rulings in the judicial branch family division.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2280

09/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to petitions for reconsideration of court rulings in the judicial branch family division.

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

1 New Section; Judicial Branch Family Division; Petitions for Reconsideration. Amend RSA 490-D by inserting after section 15 the following new section:

490-D:16 Petitions for Reconsideration. No petition for reconsideration of a ruling made in a matter under the jurisdiction of the judicial branch family division shall be denied by the court:

I. Based solely upon the failure of the petitioner to disclose information at a prior hearing.

II. Because the court has found the petitioner to be in contempt of the ruling.

III. Based on insufficiency of submitted affidavits of fact.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2013.

Links

HB1577 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1577 Revision: 21659 Date: Dec. 21, 2011, midnight

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