SB143 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to court requests for documents in conjunction with petitions for guardianship of a minor and guardianship of an incapacitated person.


CHAPTER 39

SB 143 - FINAL VERSION

 

03/16/2017   0583s

2017 SESSION

17-0952

09/04

 

SENATE BILL 143

 

AN ACT relative to court requests for documents in conjunction with petitions for guardianship of a minor and guardianship of an incapacitated person.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Rep. Wall, Straf. 6; Rep. Keans, Straf. 23; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes a court to request and receive a copy of the criminal conviction record of a proposed guardian and any household member who has provided authorization, in conjunction with a petition for guardianship of a minor pursuant to RSA 463 or a petition for guardianship of an incapacitated person pursuant to RSA 464-A.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/16/2017   0583s 17-0952

09/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to court requests for documents in conjunction with petitions for guardianship of a minor and guardianship of an incapacitated person.

 

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

 

39:1  State Police; Criminal Records.  Amend RSA 106-B:14, I(c) to read as follows:

(c)  Except as provided in subparagraph (f), any individual or any public or private agency may request and receive a copy of the criminal conviction record of another who has provided authorization in writing, duly signed and notarized, explicitly allowing the requestor to receive such information.

39:2  New Subparagraph; State Police; Criminal Records.  Amend RSA 106-B:14, I by inserting after subparagraph (e) the following new subparagraph:

(f)  A court may request and receive a copy of the criminal conviction record of a proposed guardian and any household member, in conjunction with a petition for guardianship of a minor pursuant to RSA 463 or a petition for guardianship of an incapacitated person pursuant to RSA 464-A, who has provided a signed authorization electronically or otherwise under the penalty of perjury and the authorization document is accompanied by a statement under the electronic signature stating "the penalty for perjury may include a fine or imprisonment or both."

39:3  Child Protection Act; Central Registry.  Amend RSA 169-C:35, VI to read as follows:

VI.  Upon receipt of a written request from a court in conjunction with a petition for guardianship of a minor pursuant to RSA 463 or a petition for guardianship of an incapacitated person pursuant to RSA 464-A, or from another state's child welfare agency or from a private adoption agency that is licensed or certified in another state to check the central registry established under this section for information on a prospective foster or adoptive parent or any other adult living in the home of such a prospective foster or adoptive parent, the department shall conduct the requested check and shall provide the requesting court, state, or private adoption agency with the results of the check along with such additional information from the department's case records as the department deems necessary for the requesting court, state, or private adoption agency to be able to evaluate the results.

39:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 09, 2017

Effective Date: July 08, 2017

 

Links

SB143 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 22, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 8, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 16, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 4, 2017 House Hearing
April 11, 2017 House Exec Session
April 20, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB143 Revision: 1154 Date: May 10, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
SB143 Revision: 1155 Date: April 20, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
SB143 Revision: 1156 Date: March 30, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
SB143 Revision: 1157 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 12:12 p.m.

Docket


July 8, 2017: Signed by the Governor on 05/09/2017; Chapter 0039; Effective 07/08/2017


April 27, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16


April 20, 2017: Enrolled 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 26


April 20, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 2


April 20, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/20/2017 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 20 P. 3


April 11, 2017: Executive Session: 04/11/2017 11:00 AM LOB 206


April 4, 2017: Public Hearing: 04/04/2017 10:00 AM LOB 206


March 9, 2017: Introduced 03/09/2017 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 10 P. 77


March 16, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0583s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Committee Amendment # 2017-0583s, AA, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Without Objection, Rule 3-17 is Suspended to Allow Non-Germane Amendment # 2017-0583s, 2/3 Necessary, MA; 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Chair Ruled Sections of Amendment # 2017-0583s Non-Germane, 03/16/2017; SJ 9


March 16, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0583s, 03/16/2017; SC 14


March 8, 2017: Hearing: 03/08/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am, on proposed amendment # 2017-0583s; SC 12


Feb. 22, 2017: Hearing: ===RECESSED=== 02/22/2017, Room 101, LOB, 10:15 am; SC 11


Jan. 19, 2017: Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 5