HB186 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to limitation of actions in which the state is a plaintiff.


CHAPTER 159

HB 186 - FINAL VERSION

 

9Mar2017... 0286h

04/20/2017   1399s

2017 SESSION

17-0443

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 186

 

AN ACT relative to limitation of actions in which the state is a plaintiff.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. L'Heureux, Hills. 21; Rep. Barry, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that certain actions in which the state is a plaintiff be brought within 3 years.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Mar2017... 0286h

04/20/2017   1399s 17-0443

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to limitation of actions in which the state is a plaintiff.

 

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

 

159:1  New Section; Limitation of Actions; State as Plaintiff.  Amend RSA 508 by inserting after section 4-g the following new section:

508:4-h  State as Plaintiff.  

I.  Except as otherwise provided by law, all personal actions or civil enforcement actions in which the state is a plaintiff shall be brought within 3 years of the date when the plaintiff agency, department, authority, or official possessed actual knowledge of the act, omission, or violation complained of, unless the state demonstrates that the delay was not unreasonable or prejudicial to the defendant, or that the detriment to the public caused by the delay outweighs the detriment to defendant.  Such limitation shall not apply to any violation or wrong that is ongoing or has otherwise not been corrected.

II.  For toll violations, the limitation period under paragraph I shall not begin until one year after the effective date of the denial of motor vehicle registration renewal privileges.

159:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

 

Approved: June 28, 2017

Effective Date: January 01, 2018

Links

HB186 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 19, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 4, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 20, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB186 Revision: 362 Date: June 29, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
HB186 Revision: 363 Date: June 1, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
HB186 Revision: 364 Date: April 20, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
HB186 Revision: 365 Date: March 30, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
HB186 Revision: 366 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 12:26 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 19
Jan. 19, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/19/2017 11:00 AM LOB 208
Feb. 14, 2017 Public Hearing on non-germane Amendment # 2017-0286h: 02/14/2017 10:00 AM LOB 208
Feb. 21, 2017 Executive Session: 02/21/2017 10:00 AM LOB 208
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0286h (NT) for 03/08/2017 (Vote 10-7; RC)
March 9, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0286h: AA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 18
March 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0286h: MA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 18
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 9
April 4, 2017 Hearing: 04/04/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 17
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1399s, 04/20/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 19
April 20, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-1399s, AA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1399s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
June 1, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1399s (Rep. Hagan): MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3
June 8, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/08/2017); SJ 20
June 8, 2017 Enrolled 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 9
June 28, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/28/2017; Chapter 159; eff. 01/01/18