Bill Details - SB498 (2018)

CHAPTER 231

SB 498-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

03/08/2018   0899s

19Apr2018... 1479h

2018 SESSION

18-2901

04/06

 

SENATE BILL 498-FN

 

AN ACT requiring an annual report detailing activity related to forfeiture of personal property.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. French, Dist 7; Rep. Hill, Merr. 3; Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the attorney general to post an annual report on the department's website detailing activity related to forfeiture of personal property.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/08/2018   0899s

19Apr2018... 1479h 18-2901

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT requiring an annual report detailing activity related to forfeiture of personal property.

 

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

 

231:1  New Section; Forfeitures of Personal Property; Report.  Amend RSA 617 by inserting after section 11 the following new section:

617:12  Report.

I.  The attorney general, no later than 120 days after the close of the fiscal year, shall post a report on the department of justice website detailing state forfeiture activity, for the preceding fiscal year, including the type, approximate value, and disposition of the property seized, and the amount of any proceeds received or expended at the state and local levels.  The report shall provide a categorized accounting of all proceeds expended.  Summary data on seizures, forfeitures, and expenditures of forfeiture proceeds shall be provided by the law enforcement agency in disaggregated form to the attorney general.  

II.  The attorney general may include proposed legislative recommendations to improve policies to ensure that seizures and forfeitures are undertaken and reported in a manner that is fair to crime victims, innocent property owners, secured interest holders, citizens, and law enforcement officers.

231:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: August 07, 2018

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 100, SH, 10:10 am; SC 2A
March 8, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0899s, 03/08/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 10A
March 8, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0899s, AA, VV; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 8, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0899s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Judiciary HJ 7 P. 53
March 20, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/20/2018 01:45 PM LOB 208
April 11, 2018 Executive Session: 04/11/2018 LOB 208
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1479h (Vote 17-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1479h for 04/19/2018 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 15 P. 6
April 19, 2018 Amendment # 2018-1479h: AA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 7
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1479h: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 7
May 2, 2018 Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0231; Effective 06/08/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
March 8, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 House Hearing
April 11, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB498 Revision: 2740 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
SB498 Revision: 3247 Date: March 27, 2018, 12:56 p.m.
SB498 Revision: 3504 Date: April 23, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
SB498 Revision: 3801 Date: May 7, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
SB498 Revision: 4129 Date: June 13, 2018, 4:44 p.m.