Bill Text - HB1144 (2014)

(New Title) establishing a committee to study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases.


Revision: June 15, 2014, midnight

HB 1144 – VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

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2014 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1144

AN ACT establishing a committee to study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases.

SPONSORS: Rep. Myler, Merr 10

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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04/17/14 1161s

14-2306

04/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The committee shall consist of 5 members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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 study information included in arrest records and access to information on the disposition of criminal cases. The study shall include a review of the information included in arrest records and information currently available online relative to the disposition of cases.

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, 2014.

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

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