Bill Details - HB281 (2017)

HB 281 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0753

09/08

 

HOUSE BILL 281

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of the board of claims.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the monetary amount of a claim over which the board of claims has concurrent jurisdiction with the superior court.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0753

09/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of the board of claims.

 

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

 

1  Board of Claims; Jurisdiction.  Amend RSA 541-B:9, III-IV to read as follows:

III.  The board shall have concurrent jurisdiction to investigate, conduct hearings and make decisions, and render or deny awards, except those claims arising under workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, eminent domain proceedings, RSA 110-B:73, RSA 207:22-25, RSA 228:29 and RSA 491:8, with the superior court on all claims in excess of $5,000, but not exceeding [$50,000] $80,000, against any agency.

IV.  Except as otherwise provided, the superior court shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction of all claims in excess of [$50,000] $80,000 against any agency.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 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 17-0; CC) HC 8 P. 5
Jan. 26, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/26/2017 HJ 4 P. 6

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

HB281 Revision: 340 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:51 a.m.