HB1475 (2018) Detail

Relative to the procedure for filing a protective order.


HB 1475 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2425

05/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1475

 

AN ACT relative to the procedure for filing a protective order.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Josephson, Graf. 11; Rep. Dontonville, Graf. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits a parent or guardian to file a petition for a protective order on behalf of a minor.  The bill also permits a guardian to file a petition for a protective order on behalf of his or her ward.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2425

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the procedure for filing a protective order.

 

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

 

1  Name of Act.  This act shall be known as Jade's law.

2  Protection of Persons from Domestic Violence; Petition Filed on Behalf of a Minor.  RSA 173-B:3, II is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

II.(a)  A parent, guardian, or another representative may file a petition for a protective order on behalf of a minor, alleging abuse of the minor by a member of the minor's family or household.  Any order issued under this chapter may be in addition to an order issued under RSA 169-C and any proceeding initiated under this chapter may be consolidated with a proceeding under RSA 169-C.

(b)  Any minor plaintiff who seeks a protective order against a present or former intimate partner, spouse, or ex-spouse under this chapter need not be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive relief or services under this chapter.  

3  New Paragraph; Protection of Persons from Domestic Violence; Petition Filed by Guardian.

II-a.  A guardian may file a petition for a protective order on behalf of his or her ward, alleging abuse of the ward by a member of the ward's family or household.

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

Links

HB1475 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1475 Revision: 2109 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 11:38 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 12
Feb. 13, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/13/2018 01:45 PM LOB 206
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 21, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 9 P. 4
March 6, 2018 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 5