HB185 (2017) Detail

Relative to the powers of commissioners of deeds.


HB 185 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0396

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 185

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of commissioners of deeds.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Abel, Graf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the power of a commissioner of deeds to administer oaths, take depositions, issue subpoenas, and acknowledge instruments in the same manner as a justice of the peace.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0396

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of commissioners of deeds.

 

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

 

1   Commissioners of Deeds; Powers.   Amend RSA 455:14 to read as follows:

455:14   Powers.   Such commissioner of deeds may, both within and without this state, exercise any of the following powers, in the same manner and with the same effect as a justice of the peace of this state may do within the state:  administer oaths, issue subpoenas, take depositions and affidavits to be used in this state and notify parties of the time and place thereof, and take the acknowledgment of deeds or instruments to be used or recorded in this state[, in the same manner and with the same effect as a justice of the peace of this state may do within the state].

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

Links

HB185 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 26, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB185 Revision: 350 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 19
Jan. 10, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/10/2017 01:30 PM LOB 208
Jan. 17, 2017 Executive Session: 01/17/2017 01:00 PM LOB 208
Jan. 26, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/26/2017 (Vote 16-1; CC) HC 8 P. 4
Jan. 26, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/26/2017 HJ 4 P. 5