HB84 (2017) Detail

(Second New Title) relative to having a loaded firearm in a motorhome, and relative to having or carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in a motor vehicle.


HB 84 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

15Feb2017... 0160h

04/20/2017   1491s

 

2017 SESSION

17-0035

10/03

 

HOUSE BILL 84

 

AN ACT relative to having a loaded firearm in a motorhome, and relative to having or carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in a motor vehicle.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Proulx, Hills. 44; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Rep. DiSilvestro, Hills. 9; Rep. M. McCarthy, Hills. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game and Marine Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows the possession of a loaded rifle or loaded shotgun, or a rifle or shotgun with a cartridge in a magazine or clip attached to the gun in a motorhome when not driven.  This bill also modifies the prohibition on having or carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun or a cocked crossbow in a vehicle.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15Feb2017... 0160h

04/20/2017   1491s 17-0035

10/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to having a loaded firearm in a motorhome, and relative to having or carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in a motor vehicle.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Fish and Game; Hunting From a Motor Vehicle, OHRV, Snowmobile, Boat, or Aircraft; Exception Added.  Amend RSA 207:7 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.(a)  Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the possession of a loaded rifle or loaded shotgun, or a rifle or shotgun with a cartridge in a magazine or clip attached to the gun, in a motorhome when:

(1)  The motorhome is connected to water, electricity, sewage disposal, or other utility service and is not capable of being driven; or

(2)  The motorhome is immobile and the keys or keyless ignition device are locked  up or secured from operation.  

(b)  For purposes of this section, "motorhome" means a self-propelled vehicle that is equipped to serve as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, or travel purposes and is used solely as a family or personal conveyance.

2  Fish and Game; Hunting From a Motor Vehicle, OHRV, Snowmobile, Boat, or Aircraft.  RSA 207:7, II is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

II.(a)  No person shall have or carry in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, whether moving or stationary, or have or carry in an OHRV, snowmobile, or aircraft, whether moving or stationary, a cocked crossbow, a loaded rifle or loaded shotgun, or a rifle or shotgun with a cartridge in a magazine or clip attached to the gun.

(b)  Placing a loaded firearm on the exterior of a stationary vehicle described in subparagraph (a) or in the open bed of a pickup truck shall not constitute a violation of the prohibition in subparagraph (a).

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

Links

HB84 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 31, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 15, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 20, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB84 Revision: 1017 Date: April 21, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
HB84 Revision: 1018 Date: March 30, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
HB84 Revision: 1019 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 8:05 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Fish and Game and Marine Resources HJ 2 P. 16
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 01:30 PM LOB 307
Jan. 31, 2017 Executive Session: 01/31/2017 01:00 PM LOB 307
Feb. 15, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0160h (NT) for 02/15/2017 (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 11 P. 11
Feb. 15, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0160h: AA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 14
Feb. 15, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0160h: MA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 14
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 16
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/20/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 19
April 20, 2017 Sen. Avard Moved to Remove HB 84 from the Consent Calendar; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Sen. Avard Offered Floor Amendment # 2017-1487s; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Sen. Giuda Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Pending Motion Sen. Avard Floor Amendment # 2017-1487s; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Sen. Giuda Moved to Remove From Table, MA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Sen. Avard Withdraws Floor Amendment # 2017-1487s; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Sen. Giuda Floor Amendment # 2017-1491s, RC 14Y-9N, AA; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1491s, RC 15Y-8N, MA; OT3rdg; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
May 18, 2017 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1491s and Requests CofC (Rep. Webb): MA VV 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 7
May 18, 2017 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Chandler, L'Heureux, Webb, Manley 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 7
May 31, 2017 Sen. Avard Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 President Appoints: Senators Avard, Bradley, Woodburn; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
June 8, 2017 Conference Committee Meeting: 06/08/2017 02:00 PM LOB 201
Conference Committee Report; Not Signed Off; SJ 20