HB1119 (2014) Detail

Relative to forfeiture of inheritance by killer.


HB 1119 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2107

01/08

HOUSE BILL 1119

AN ACT relative to forfeiture of inheritance by a killer.

SPONSORS: Rep. Gale, Hills 28; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills 28

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill declares that any inheritance shall be forfeited by a killer.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2107

01/08

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT relative to forfeiture of inheritance by a killer.

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

1 New Section; Descent and Distribution; Forfeiture by killer. Amend RSA 561 by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

561:4-a Forfeiture of Inheritance by Killer. Any person who kills, or conspires with another to kill, or procures to be killed, any other person from whom the first named person would inherit the property, either real or personal, or any part of the property, belonging to the deceased person at the time of the deceased person’s death, or who would take the property, or any part of the property, by will, deed, or otherwise, at the death of the deceased, shall forfeit all right in the property, and the property shall go as it would have gone under RSA 561:1, or by will, deed or other conveyance, as the case may be; provided, that this section shall not apply to any killing done by accident or in self-defense.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2015.

Links

HB1119 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1119 Revision: 26110 Date: March 27, 2014, midnight

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