HB288 (2017) Detail

Relative to the statutory construction of the phrase "under oath."


CHAPTER 57

HB 288 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0302h

2017 SESSION

17-0144

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 288

 

AN ACT relative to the statutory construction of the phrase "under oath."

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Rouillard, Hills. 6; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill expands the general statutory definition of the phrase "under oath" to apply to documents filed with a state agency under certain circumstances.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Mar2017... 0302h 17-0144

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the statutory construction of the phrase "under oath."

 

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

 

57:1  Statutory Construction; Under Oath.  Amend RSA 21:52 to read as follows:

21:52  Under Oath.  The words "under oath'' when used in connection with a document to be filed with the court or a state agency, which does not require a notary acknowledgment or notarization under New Hampshire law, shall be satisfied by electronic signature "under the penalty of perjury'' if the document is filed with the court or state agency electronically, and if the document is accompanied by a statement under the electronic signature stating "the penalty for perjury may include a fine or imprisonment or both."  

57:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

Approved: June 02, 2017

Effective Date: January 01, 2018

Links

HB288 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 18, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 27, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB288 Revision: 383 Date: June 6, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
HB288 Revision: 384 Date: April 27, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
HB288 Revision: 385 Date: March 30, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
HB288 Revision: 386 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:46 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 3 P. 7
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 11:00 AM LOB 208
Feb. 7, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/07/2017 10:00 AM LOB 208
Feb. 14, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:00 PM LOB 208
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0302h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 14-1; CC) HC 14 P. 16
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0302h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 36
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0302h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 36
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 9
April 18, 2017 Hearing: 04/18/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:00 am; SC 19
April 27, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/27/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 20
April 27, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/27/2017; SJ 15
April 27, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16
May 4, 2017 Enrolled 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 47
June 2, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/02/2017; Chapter 57; Eff. 1/1/2018