HB516 (2017) Detail

Relative to the time period for refiling a petition for annulment of a criminal record.


HB 516 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

2Feb2017... 0112h

2017 SESSION

17-0674

04/03

 

HOUSE BILL 516

 

AN ACT relative to the time period for refiling a petition for annulment of a criminal record.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Bartlett, Merr. 19; Rep. J. MacKay, Merr. 14; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Rep. Mangipudi, Hills. 35; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Snow, Hills. 42; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill removes the 3-year waiting period after a denial for the filing of a further petition for annulment and requires the court to include written findings stating the basis for the denial and specifying a time period after which the petitioner may file a further petition for annulment.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

2Feb2017... 0112h 17-0674

04/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the time period for refiling a petition for annulment of a criminal record.

 

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

 

1  Annulment of Criminal Records.  Amend RSA 651:5, IV to read as follows:

IV.  If a petition for annulment is denied, [no further petition shall be brought more frequently than every 3 years thereafter] the court shall include written findings stating the basis for the denial, and specifying a time period after which the petitioner may file a further petition for annulment.

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

Links

HB516 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 18, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 27, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB516 Revision: 749 Date: Feb. 6, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
HB516 Revision: 750 Date: Jan. 26, 2017, 3:44 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 3 P. 16
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 11:00 AM LOB 204
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 LOB 204
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0112h for 02/02/2017 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 9 P. 3
Feb. 2, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0112h: AA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 3
Feb. 2, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0112h: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 3
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7
April 18, 2017 Hearing: 04/18/2017, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 19
April 27, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 04/27/2017; SC 20
April 27, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 04/27/2017; SJ 15