Bill Text - HB566 (2019)

Revision: Jan. 15, 2019, 1:22 p.m.

HB 566 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0491

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 566

 

AN ACT relative to the release of recordings from security cameras in civil proceedings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Jeudy, Hills. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the release of video or security recordings at the request of a party in a civil action.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0491

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the release of recordings from security cameras in civil proceedings.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Release of Video Recordings.  Amend RSA 507 by inserting after section 8-i the following new section:

507:8-j  Release of Video Recordings.  A private employer shall, upon a request of counsel for a party in a civil action, release recordings made by the employer using electronic, mechanical, or other means, which are not protected from disclosure under state or federal law.  

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