HB278 (2017) Detail

Repealing criminal defamation.


HB 278 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0722

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 278

 

AN ACT repealing criminal defamation.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hull, Graf. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill repeals the crime of criminal defamation.  

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0722

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT repealing criminal defamation.

 

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

 

1  Repeal.  RSA 644:11, relative to criminal defamation, is repealed.  

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

Links

HB278 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 26, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB278 Revision: 744 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:53 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 10:00 AM LOB 204
Jan. 17, 2017 Executive Session: 01/17/2017 01:00 PM LOB 204
Jan. 26, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/26/2017 (Vote 14-6; RC) HC 8 P. 6
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Jan. 26, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 262-92 01/26/2017 HJ 4 P. 6