HB 241-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 241-LOCAL
SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr. 24; Sen. French, Dist 7
COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government
This bill clarifies the tax collection exemption from attachment or liability that applies to the homestead right, and provides that a municipality's failure to send notice of the exemption in certain cases doubles the exemption amount.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. The homestead right is exempt from attachment during its continuance from levy or sale on execution, and from liability to be encumbered or taken for the payment of debts, except in the following cases:
[I.] (a) In the collection of taxes, which have been found only after a jury trial and deliberation held pursuant to Part I, Article 20 of the New Hampshire constitution;
[II.] (b) In the enforcement of liens of mechanics and others for debts created in the construction, repair or improvement of the homestead;
[III.] (c) In the enforcement of mortgages which are made a charge thereon according to law;
[IV.] (d) In the enforcement of liens filed by homeowner associations or by condominium associations under RSA 356-B, for unpaid assessments against the homestead, including collection costs; and
[V.] (e) In the levy of executions as provided in this chapter.
II. The failure or omission of the municipality to send notice of the homestead exemption required by RSA 529:20-a, by certified mail to any person who resides or appears to reside on real estate that is to be sold as the result of having been taken by execution, shall double the exemption payable to that person before any taking is made by the municipality. Further, the sheriff or auctioneer must have the reservation of such additional amount shown in all promotions of such auction sale.
|Jan. 2, 2019||Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 42|
|Feb. 6, 2019||Public Hearing: 02/06/2019 10:30 am LOB 301|
|Feb. 26, 2019||==TIME CHANGE== Executive Session: 02/26/2019 01:00 pm LOB 301|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-1; CC)|
|March 14, 2019||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/14/2019 (Vote 17-1; CC) HC 15 P. 5|
|March 14, 2019||Removed from Consent (Rep. Marple) 03/14/2019 HJ 9 P. 1|
|Special Order to 03/19/2019 Without Objection|
|March 20, 2019||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/20/2019|
|Feb. 6, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 26, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 14, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|March 19, 2019||House||Floor Vote|