HB1291 (2018) Detail

Relative to damage thresholds for criminal mischief.


HB 1291 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2110

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1291

 

AN ACT relative to damage thresholds for criminal mischief.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Shurtleff, Merr. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adjusts the loss thresholds for criminal mischief and requires the actor to make restitution for certain criminal mischief offenses.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2110

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to damage thresholds for criminal mischief.

 

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

 

1  Destruction of Property; Criminal Mischief.  Amend RSA 634:2, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Pecuniary loss in excess of [$1,500] $1,000; or

2  Destruction of Property; Criminal Mischief.  Amend RSA 634:2, II-a to read as follows:

II-a.  Criminal mischief is a class A misdemeanor if the actor purposely causes or attempts to cause pecuniary loss in excess of $100 and not more than [$1,500] $1,000.

3  New Paragraph; Destruction of Property; Criminal Mischief.  Amend RSA 634:2 by inserting after paragraph II-a the following new paragraph:

II-b.  Any person who is found guilty of criminal mischief under paragraph II or II-a of this section shall make restitution to the injured party for any damages he or she has caused.  

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

Links

HB1291 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1291 Revision: 1996 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 1:01 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 5
Jan. 24, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/24/2018 10:40 AM LOB 204
Jan. 30, 2018 Executive Session: 01/30/2018 LOB 204
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 21-0; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/22/2018 (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 7 P. 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 5