Bill Details - HB545 (2019)

HB 545 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0406

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 545

 

AN ACT prohibiting law enforcement officers from questioning a minor at school without a parent or guardian present.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Love, Rock. 6; Rep. Comtois, Belk. 7; Rep. French, Graf. 14; Rep. Janvrin, Rock. 37; Rep. Nunez, Hills. 37; Rep. Greene, Hills. 37; Rep. Fowler, Rock. 20; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 20; Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits law enforcement officers from questioning a minor on school property without a parent or guardian present.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0406

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting law enforcement officers from questioning a minor at school without a parent or guardian present.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Questioning of Minors.  Amend RSA 193-D by inserting after section 9 the following new section:

193-D:10  Questioning of Minors.  Law enforcement is prohibited from questioning a minor student on school property without the minor's parent or guardian present during the course of an investigation of any crime.  For purposes of this section, law enforcement shall include school resource officers.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 19
Feb. 6, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/06/2019 10:30 am LOB 207
Feb. 12, 2019 Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:30 am LOB 207
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-2; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 17-2; CC) HC 13 P. 5
Feb. 27, 2019 Removed from Consent (Rep. Horn) 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 2
Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 62
March 7, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 207-162 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 19

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB545 Revision: 4822 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 12:53 p.m.