HB1283 (2018) Detail

Prohibiting sobriety checkpoints.


HB 1283 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2077

04/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1283

 

AN ACT prohibiting sobriety checkpoints.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Stone, Rock. 1; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Costable, Rock. 3; Rep. Wallace, Rock. 33; Rep. Gagne, Hills. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a law enforcement agency from conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2077

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting sobriety checkpoints.

 

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

 

1  Rules of the Road; Sobriety Checkpoints.  Amend RSA 265:1-a to read as follows:

265:1-a  Sobriety Checkpoints.  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, no law enforcement officer or agency shall establish or conduct sobriety checkpoints [for the purposes of enforcing the criminal laws of this state, unless such law enforcement officer or agency petitions the superior court and the court issues an order authorizing the sobriety checkpoint after determining that the sobriety checkpoint is warranted and the proposed method of stopping vehicles satisfies constitutional guarantees].

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

Links

HB1283 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 29, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 19, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1283 Revision: 2022 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 5
Jan. 18, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/18/2018 10:00 AM LOB 204
Jan. 30, 2018 Executive Session: 01/30/2018 LOB 204
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-8; RC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/22/2018 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 7 P. 14
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 16
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7
March 29, 2018 Hearing: 03/29/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:45 am; SC 14
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 04/19/2018; SC 17
April 19, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 15Y-7N, MA === BILL KILLED ===; 04/19/2018; SJ 13