Bill Text - HB437 (2017)

(New Title) relative to the authority of municipal law enforcement officers and relative to information contained in certain motor vehicle records.


Revision: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:31 a.m.

HB 437 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0633

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 437

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of municipal law enforcement officers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Murphy, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a law enforcement officer to have temporary police authority in another jurisdiction until an arrested person is declared medically cleared.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0633

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of municipal law enforcement officers.

 

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

 

1  Custody of Subject; Not Medically Cleared.  Amend RSA 105:13, II to read as follows:

II.  Where no written agreement exists or no officer is available, any duly authorized police officer, constable, or watchman shall have temporary police authority in another jurisdiction in the state, when requested by a law enforcement officer from such jurisdiction in the state to render assistance to such officer under such officer's direction in an emergency for the purposes of making an arrest or effecting custody of a detainee, conducting a search, quelling a disturbance, providing traffic or crowd control, holding an arrested person in need of medical treatment in temporary custody until medically cleared to enter a state or county correctional facility or municipal jail, or securing a crime scene, until relieved by the requesting officer or otherwise directed by the ranking on-duty officer of the requesting jurisdiction.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

HB 437 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0633

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 437

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of municipal law enforcement officers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Murphy, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a law enforcement officer to have temporary police authority in another jurisdiction until an arrested person is declared medically cleared.

 

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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.

17-0633

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the authority of municipal law enforcement officers.

 

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

 

1  Custody of Subject; Not Medically Cleared.  Amend RSA 105:13, II to read as follows:

II.  Where no written agreement exists or no officer is available, any duly authorized police officer, constable, or watchman shall have temporary police authority in another jurisdiction in the state, when requested by a law enforcement officer from such jurisdiction in the state to render assistance to such officer under such officer's direction in an emergency for the purposes of making an arrest or effecting custody of a detainee, conducting a search, quelling a disturbance, providing traffic or crowd control, holding an arrested person in need of medical treatment in temporary custody until medically cleared to enter a state or county correctional facility or municipal jail, or securing a crime scene, until relieved by the requesting officer or otherwise directed by the ranking on-duty officer of the requesting jurisdiction.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.