Bill Text - HB1399 (2018)

Relative to statutes of limitations in civil actions against public servants.


Revision: Nov. 6, 2017, 8:46 a.m.

HB 1399 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2230

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1399

 

AN ACT relative to statutes of limitations in civil actions against public servants.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill designates a statute of limitations for civil actions brought against public servants.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2230

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to statutes of limitations in civil actions against public servants.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Limitation of Actions; Public Servants.  Amend RSA 508:4 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III.  All personal actions against public servants based upon misconduct and/or malconduct in office may be brought at any time while the bonded defendant is in public office or offices and/or within 3 years thereafter.  

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

HB 1399 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2230

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1399

 

AN ACT relative to statutes of limitations in civil actions against public servants.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill designates a statute of limitations for civil actions brought against public servants.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2230

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to statutes of limitations in civil actions against public servants.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Limitation of Actions; Public Servants.  Amend RSA 508:4 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III.  All personal actions against public servants based upon misconduct and/or malconduct in office may be brought at any time while the bonded defendant is in public office or offices and/or within 3 years thereafter.  

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