HB125 (2013) Detail

Requiring the reporting of certain felony offenses by postsecondary educational institutions.


HB 125 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0188

04/05

HOUSE BILL 125

AN ACT requiring the reporting of certain felony offenses by postsecondary educational institutions.

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf 4; Rep. Ford, Graf 3; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr 11

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill requires postsecondary educational institutions to report certain felony offenses to a local or state law enforcement agency.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0188

04/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT requiring the reporting of certain felony offenses by postsecondary educational institutions.

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

1 New Section; Reporting of Suspected Felony Offenses on Postsecondary Educational Institution Campus. Amend RSA 627 by inserting after section 8-b the following new section:

627:8-c Reporting of Suspected Felony Offenses on Postsecondary Educational Institution Campus.

I. Absent a memorandum of understanding with the state police or local law enforcement agency for the reporting and investigation of alleged felony offenses, a public or private college, university, or other postsecondary educational institution operating in New Hampshire shall promptly report all suspected felony offenses, as defined in 20 U.S.C. section 1092(f), the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, to a state or local law enforcement agency.

II. This section shall not apply to a public or private college, university, or other postsecondary educational institution operating in New Hampshire which has a law enforcement department with sworn officers for maintaining campus safety and security.

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

Links

HB125 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB125 Revision: 23661 Date: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

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