HB635 (2017) Detail

Requiring a non-client public protection and recovery fund to be administered by the supreme court.


HB 635-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0750

09/01

 

HOUSE BILL 635-FN

 

AN ACT requiring a non-client public protection and recovery fund to be administered by the supreme court.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the establishment of a non-client public protection and recovery fund to be administered by the supreme court.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0750

09/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring a non-client public protection and recovery fund to be administered by the supreme court.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Non-Client Public Protection and Recovery Fund.  Amend RSA 311 by inserting after section 13 the following new section:

311:13-a  Non-Client Public Protection and Recovery Fund.  The supreme court shall establish and administer a non-client public protection and recovery fund for the purpose of paying claims of non-clients, including those who claim restitution for being imprisoned unlawfully.  The supreme court shall collect a fee from attorneys, judges, and court clerks to fund the non-client public protection and recovery fund.

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

 

LBAO

17-0750

1/23/17

 

HB 635-FN- FISCAL NOTE

as introduced

 

AN ACT requiring a non-client public protection and recovery fund to be administered by the supreme court.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

   Expenditures

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Funding Source:

  [    ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Non-Client Public Protection and Recovery Fund

 

 

 

 

 

The Judicial Branch was originally contacted on January 6, 2017 and again on January 18, 2017 for a fiscal note worksheet, which the Branch has not provided as of Monday, January 23, 2017.  

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes the Non-Client Public Protection and Recovery Fund for the purpose of paying claims to non-clients, including those who claim restitution for being imprisoned unlawfully.  This bill requires the Supreme Court to collect a fee from attorneys, judges, and court clerks to fund the new Fund.  The amount of additional revenue collected and new expenditures resulting from this bill cannot be estimated.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Judicial Branch

 

 

Links

HB635 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB635 Revision: 343 Date: Jan. 25, 2017, 1:45 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Judiciary HJ 3 P. 23
Jan. 31, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/31/2017 10:00 AM LOB 208
Feb. 7, 2017 Executive Session: 02/07/2017 10:00 AM LOB 208
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 14 P. 17
March 8, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 38