Bill Details - HB361 (2019)

HB 361 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0820

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 361

 

AN ACT relative to property settlement including animals.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. DeSimone, Rock. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill includes animals as tangible property in a divorce settlement.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0820

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to property settlement including animals.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Annulment, Divorce and Separation; Property Settlement; Animals.  Amend RSA 458:16-a by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  Tangible property shall include animals.  In such cases, the property settlement shall address the care and ownership of the parties' animals, taking into consideration the animals' wellbeing.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 2 P. 46
Jan. 22, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 01:45 pm LOB 206
Jan. 29, 2019 Executive Session: 01/29/2019 01:00 pm LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-1; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/14/2019 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 11 P. 2
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/14/2019
March 7, 2019 Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 8

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB361 Revision: 4323 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 1:09 p.m.