Bill Text - SB69 (2017)

Requiring registered sex offenders to report online identifiers.


Revision: April 20, 2017, 2:21 p.m.

SB 69 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

02/16/2017   0382s

2017 SESSION

17-0773

04/10

 

SENATE BILL 69

 

AN ACT requiring registered sex offenders to report online identifiers.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the definition of "online identifier" for the purpose of registration of criminal offenders.

 

This bill is a request of the department of safety.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/16/2017   0382s 17-0773

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring registered sex offenders to report online identifiers.

 

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

 

1  Registration of Criminal Offenders; Registration of Online Identifiers.  Amend RSA 651-B:4-a to read as follows:

651-B:4-a  Registration of Online Identifiers.  In addition to any other information a person who is required to register is required to provide pursuant to RSA 651-B:4, such person shall report, within 5 business days after the first use, any online identifier [such person] he or she uses or [intends to use] has used.  For purposes of this section, "online identifier'' [includes] shall mean and include all of the following:  electronic mail [address] addresses, instant message screen [name] names, [user identification, user profile information, and chat or other Internet communication name or identity information.  Such person shall report any changes to an existing online identifier, or the creation of any new online identifier to law enforcement before using the online identifier] user profile names on social media websites, and user profile names for  Internet websites, gaming or mobile applications that have a primary purpose of engaging in two-way, person-to-person communication over the Internet with persons other than the issuer of the user name.  Such person shall report any changes to an existing online identifier or the creation of a new online identifier, to their law enforcement agency within 5 business days after using the online identifier.

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

SB 69 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

02/16/2017   0382s

2017 SESSION

17-0773

04/10

 

SENATE BILL 69

 

AN ACT requiring registered sex offenders to report online identifiers.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the definition of "online identifier" for the purpose of registration of criminal offenders.

 

This bill is a request of the department of safety.

 

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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.

02/16/2017   0382s 17-0773

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring registered sex offenders to report online identifiers.

 

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

 

1  Registration of Criminal Offenders; Registration of Online Identifiers.  Amend RSA 651-B:4-a to read as follows:

651-B:4-a  Registration of Online Identifiers.  In addition to any other information a person who is required to register is required to provide pursuant to RSA 651-B:4, such person shall report, within 5 business days after the first use, any online identifier [such person] he or she uses or [intends to use] has used.  For purposes of this section, "online identifier'' [includes] shall mean and include all of the following:  electronic mail [address] addresses, instant message screen [name] names, [user identification, user profile information, and chat or other Internet communication name or identity information.  Such person shall report any changes to an existing online identifier, or the creation of any new online identifier to law enforcement before using the online identifier] user profile names on social media websites, and user profile names for  Internet websites, gaming or mobile applications that have a primary purpose of engaging in two-way, person-to-person communication over the Internet with persons other than the issuer of the user name.  Such person shall report any changes to an existing online identifier or the creation of a new online identifier, to their law enforcement agency within 5 business days after using the online identifier.

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