HB439 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to the admissibility of proffered evidence in sexual assault cases.


HB 439 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

8Mar2017... 0319h

2017 SESSION

17-0072

04/09

 

HOUSE BILL 439

 

AN ACT relative to the admissibility of proffered evidence in sexual assault cases.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a procedure to determine the admissibility of proffered evidence in sexual assault cases.  

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0319h 17-0072

04/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the admissibility of proffered evidence in sexual assault cases.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Sexual Assault and Related Offenses; Testimony and Evidence.  Amend RSA 632-A:6 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  Proffered evidence excluded under this section, and related pleadings, shall remain under seal and exempt from public disclosure unless and until the New Hampshire supreme court overturns the trial court’s evidentiary ruling, in which case only the evidence that the supreme court rules admissible would be subject to public disclosure.

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

Links

HB439 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 25, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 18, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB439 Revision: 392 Date: March 30, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
HB439 Revision: 393 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 3 P. 13
Jan. 31, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/31/2017 01:15 PM LOB 208
Feb. 14, 2017 Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:00 PM LOB 208
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0319h (NT) for 03/08/2017 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 14 P. 17
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0319h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 36
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0319h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 36
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 9
April 25, 2017 Hearing: 04/25/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 19
May 18, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 05/18/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23
May 18, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 05/18/2017; SJ 17