Bill Text - HB217 (2013)

Imposing an extended term of imprisonment for assault against a health care provider.


Revision: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

HB 217 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 217

AN ACT imposing an extended term of imprisonment for assault against a health care provider.

SPONSORS: Rep. A. White, Graf 13

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill imposes an extended term of imprisonment for assault against a health care provider.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

AN ACT imposing an extended term of imprisonment for assault against a health care provider.

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

1 Extended Imprisonment; Assault on a Health Care Provider. Amend RSA 651:6, I(g) to read as follows:

(g) Has knowingly committed or attempted to commit any of the crimes defined in RSA¬†631 where he or she knows the victim was, at the time of the commission of the crime, a law enforcement officer, a paid firefighter, volunteer firefighter, on-call firefighter, [or] licensed emergency medical care provider as defined in RSA 153-A:2, V, or any person who is a direct provider of health care including a physician, nurse, physician’s assistant, or ancillary personnel employed by or under the supervision of a physician, or any other person whose primary function is to provide health care to another individual acting in the line of duty;

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2014.