Bill Details - HB439 (2019)

HB 439 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0711

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 439

 

AN ACT relative to unauthorized occupation of land or structures.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horn, Merr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows law enforcement to remove a person entering or occupying land of an owner unless the person has written permission from the owner.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0711

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to unauthorized occupation of land or structures.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Unauthorized Entries.  Amend RSA 635 by inserting after section 2 the following new section:

635:2-a  Enforcement of Unauthorized Entry or Occupation.  Any unauthorized entry or occupation by a person onto land which is not open space land under RSA 79-A or structures of an owner shall be removable by law enforcement unless the person has written permission from the owner, without regard to whether the unauthorized entry constitutes criminal trespass under RSA 635:2.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2020.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 3 P. 14
Jan. 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/16/2019 10:30 am LOB 204
Jan. 17, 2019 Executive Session: 01/17/2019 11:00 am LOB 204
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 20-0; CC)
Jan. 31, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/31/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 9 P. 3
Jan. 31, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/31/2019 HJ 4 P. 4

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Jan. 31, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB439 Revision: 4592 Date: Jan. 8, 2019, 9:08 a.m.