HB280 (2017) Detail

Relative to attendance at an auction of property or contraband from a criminal forfeiture.


HB 280 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0749

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 280

 

AN ACT relative to attendance at an auction of property or contraband from a criminal forfeiture.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that no interested person shall be prohibited from appearing and placing a claim on property subject to forfeiture.  

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0749

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to attendance at an auction of property or contraband from a criminal forfeiture.

 

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

 

1  Forfeitures of Personal Property; Sale.  Amend RSA 617:5 to read as follows:

617:5  Sale.  If a person interested shall appear and claim the property, it may be sold by consent of the parties or upon examination and certificate of its perishable nature or of its being expensive to keep, as in case of sale of like property attached, unless it is provided by law that it shall be destroyed, or unless the court shall otherwise order.  No interested person shall be prohibited from appearing and claiming the property.  Any interested person who is prohibited from appearing at the sale of the property shall have a claim for damages against the person or entity authorized to sell the property.  

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

Links

HB280 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB280 Revision: 748 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:51 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. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 02:00 PM LOB 204
Feb. 8, 2017 Executive Session: 02/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 204
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 14 P. 9
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 16