HB165 (2013) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the use of the sex offender registry.


HB 165 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0655

04/10

HOUSE BILL 165

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the use of the sex offender registry.

SPONSORS: Rep. Robertson, Ches 6

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the use of the sex offender registry.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0655

04/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the use of the sex offender registry.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study the use of the sex offender registry.

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 president of the senate.

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:

I. Study the use of the sex offender registry as established under RSA 651-B and evaluate whether any changes to the law governing the registry should be made.

II. Determine whether certain offenders should be permitted to petition the court to be removed from the registry after a period of time.

III. Study any other issue deemed relevant to the committee’s objective.

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, 2013.

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

Links

HB165 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB165 Revision: 23756 Date: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

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