HB306 (2017) Detail

Requiring the estimated cost of a prison sentence to be contained in the presentence investigation report.


HB 306 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0757

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 306

 

AN ACT requiring the estimated cost of a prison sentence to be contained in the presentence investigation report.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19; Rep. Patten, Merr. 17; Rep. Rogers, Merr. 28

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires presentence investigation reports to include an estimate of the cost of incarceration.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0757

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring the estimated cost of a prison sentence to be contained in the presentence investigation report.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Sentences; Presentence Investigation.  Amend RSA 651:4 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III.  A presentence investigation report prepared pursuant to this section shall include an estimate of the cost of any recommended prison sentence, based on the most recent average annual cost of incarceration as calculated by the department of corrections.  

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

Links

HB306 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 19, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB306 Revision: 754 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:31 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 3 P. 8
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 01:00 PM LOB 204
Jan. 19, 2017 Executive Session: 01/19/2017 LOB 204
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/02/2017 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 9 P. 2
Feb. 2, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 3