HB1633 (2018) Detail

Relative to alimony.


HB 1633 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2579

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1633

 

AN ACT repealing the alimony statute.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Phinney, Straf. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires any new petition for alimony to be made within one year of the divorce decree.  The bill also removes references to permanent alimony and requires alimony orders to be for a specified period of time.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2579

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT repealing the alimony statute.

 

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

 

1  Divorce; Alimony.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 458:19, I to read as follows:

I.  Upon motion of either party for alimony payments, the court shall make orders for the temporary payment of alimony to the party in need of alimony, [either temporary or permanent, for a definite or indefinite] for the period of time specified in the order, if the motion for alimony payments is made within [5 years] one year of the decree of nullity or divorce and the court finds that:

2  Repeal.  RSA 458:19, VII, relative to renewal of an order for permanent alimony, is repealed.

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

Links

HB1633 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1633 Revision: 2330 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 18
Feb. 13, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/13/2018 01:00 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: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 9 P. 4
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 6