Bill Text - HB278 (2017)

Repealing criminal defamation.


Revision: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:53 a.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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  RSA 644:11, relative to criminal defamation, is repealed.  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.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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  RSA 644:11, relative to criminal defamation, is repealed.  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.