HB387 (2013) Detail

Relative to immunity of guardians ad litem.


HB 387 –AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0174

06/09

HOUSE BILL 387

AN ACT relative to immunity of guardians ad litem.

SPONSORS: Rep. Lambert, Hills 44; Rep. LeBrun, Hills 32; Rep. Oligny, Rock 34

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill provides judicial immunity to guardians ad litem in the performance of duties delegated to them by the court, except when the guardian ad litem is grossly negligent or acts maliciously or corruptly.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0174

06/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT relative to immunity of guardians ad litem.

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

1 New Section; Judicial Immunity for Guardians ad Litem. Amend RSA 508 by inserting after section 21 the following new section:

508:22 Judicial Immunity for Guardians ad Litem. Any person serving as a court-appointed guardian ad litem shall have judicial immunity from any liability, civil or criminal, that might otherwise be imposed or incurred for the performance of duties delegated to the guardian ad litem by the court except when the guardian ad litem is grossly negligent or acts maliciously or corruptly.

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

Links

HB387 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB387 Revision: 24374 Date: Jan. 17, 2013, midnight

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