HB1483 (2018) Detail

Amending the wiretapping and eavesdropping statute to include private communication networks.


CHAPTER 183

HB 1483 - FINAL VERSION

 

22Feb2018... 0583h

2018 SESSION

18-2468

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1483

 

AN ACT amending the wiretapping and eavesdropping statute to include private communication networks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wallace, Rock. 33; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Itse, Rock. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds any technology utilizing wireless entry points or access points to the definition of a communications common carrier.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22Feb2018... 0583h 18-2468

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT amending the wiretapping and eavesdropping statute to include private communication networks.

 

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

 

183:1  Wiretapping and Eavesdropping; Definitions.  Amend RSA 570-A:1, IX to read as follows:

IX.  "Communications common carrier'' means a person engaged in providing communications services to the general public through transmission of any form of information between subscribers by means of wire, cable, radio or electromagnetic transmission, optical or fiber-optic transmission, or other means which transfers information without physical transfer of medium, whether by switched or dedicated facilities.  A person engaged in radio or television broadcasting or any other general distribution of any form of communications shall not thereby be deemed a communications common carrier.  "Communications common carrier" shall include any wireless technology that uses a wireless entry or access point to transmit or receive any form of information.

183:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

HB1483 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 6, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1483 Revision: 4098 Date: June 12, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
HB1483 Revision: 3627 Date: April 26, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
HB1483 Revision: 3123 Date: Feb. 23, 2018, 9 a.m.
HB1483 Revision: 2013 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 11:30 AM LOB 204
Feb. 6, 2018 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/06/2018 LOB 204
Feb. 13, 2018 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/13/2018 LOB 204
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0583h for 02/22/2018 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 7 P. 6
Feb. 22, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0583h: AA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 6
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0583h: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 6
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7
April 17, 2018 Hearing: 04/17/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 17
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/26/2018; SC 18
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
May 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 3, 2018 Enrolled 05/03/2018
June 8, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2018; Chapter 183; Eff. 1/1/2019