HB207 (2015) Detail

Defining probable cause or reasonable ground for the purpose of arrest without a warrant.


HB 207 – AS INTRODUCED

2015 SESSION

15-0216

04/08

HOUSE BILL 207

AN ACT defining probable cause or reasonable ground for the purpose of arrest without a warrant.

SPONSORS: Rep. Itse, Rock 10; Rep. Hoell, Merr 23; Rep. Ingbretson, Graf 15; Rep. Tasker, Rock 2; Rep. Abramson, Rock 20

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill defines probable cause and reasonable ground for the purpose of arrests without a warrant.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15-0216

04/08

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT defining probable cause or reasonable ground for the purpose of arrest without a warrant.

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

1 New Paragraph; Arrests in Criminal Cases; Arrest Without a Warrant. Amend RSA 594:10 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III. In this section, “probable cause” or “reasonable ground” shall mean that a peace officer either has personal knowledge or knowledge supplied by another peace officer, that a violation or a crime is being committed or has been committed, or that the peace officer has personal knowledge, or knowledge supplied by another peace officer, or is in possession of a sworn statement from at least 2 witnesses, that the person has committed or is about to commit a violation or a crime.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB207 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB207 Revision: 27668 Date: June 3, 2015, midnight

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