SB127 (2019) Detail

(New Title) relative to the Hampton judicial district and establishing the Hampton district court as a site for judicial branch family division cases


CHAPTER 235

SB 127 - FINAL VERSION

 

23May2019... 1608h

2019 SESSION

19-0943

04/05

 

SENATE BILL 127

 

AN ACT relative to the Hampton judicial district and establishing the Hampton district court as a site for judicial branch family division cases.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Rep. M. Smith, Straf. 6; Rep. Keans, Straf. 23; Rep. Janvrin, Rock. 37

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the statute governing the Hampton judicial district and establishes the Hampton district court as a site for judicial branch family division cases.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

23May2019... 1608h 19-0943

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the Hampton judicial district and establishing the Hampton district court as a site for judicial branch family division cases.

 

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

 

235:1  Judicial Districts; Hampton District.  Amend RSA 502-A:1, II to read as follows:

II.  HAMPTON DISTRICT.  The Hampton district shall consist of the towns of Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, South Hampton, and Seabrook.  The district division for the district shall be [temporarily] located in [Seabrook] Hampton, holding sessions regularly therein and elsewhere in the district as justice may require.

235:2  Judicial Branch Family Division; Sites.  Amend RSA 490-D:4, III-IV to read as follows:

III.  The courthouses in Rockingham county which will house the judicial branch family division shall be the court facility in Brentwood, the Portsmouth District Court, the Salem District Court, the Candia District Court, [and] the Derry District Court, and the Hampton District Court.

IV.(a)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Portsmouth district[, the Hampton district, and the towns of Newfields, Newmarket, and Stratham] shall be heard in the Portsmouth District Court.

(b)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Salem district shall be heard in the Salem District Court.

(c)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Derry district shall be heard in the Derry District Court.

(d)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Exeter district [(except for the towns of Newfields, Newmarket, and Stratham),] and the Plaistow district shall be heard in the court facility in Brentwood.

(e)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Candia district shall be heard in the Candia District Court.

(f)  Matters arising in municipalities located within the Hampton district shall be heard in the Hampton District Court.

235:3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect January 1, 2020.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: July 12, 2019

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect January 1, 2020.

II. Remainder shall take effect July 12, 2019.

Links

SB127 at GenCourtMobile
SB127 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 12, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 17, 2019 House Hearing
April 23, 2019 House Hearing
May 14, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 23, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB127 Revision: 6567 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
SB127 Revision: 6263 Date: June 13, 2019, 2:08 p.m.
SB127 Revision: 6028 Date: May 23, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
SB127 Revision: 5092 Date: Jan. 18, 2019, 3:01 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 4
Feb. 12, 2019 Hearing: 02/12/2019, Room 100, SH, 09:00 am; SC 10
Feb. 21, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/21/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 11
Feb. 21, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/21/2019; SJ 6
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Judiciary HJ 11 P. 69
April 17, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/17/2019 10:00 am LOB 208
April 23, 2019 Public Hearing on Amendment # 2019-1561h: 04/23/2019 10:00 am LOB 208
May 14, 2019 Executive Session: 05/14/2019 10:00 am LOB 208
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1608h (Vote 18-0; CC)
May 23, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1608h (NT) for 05/23/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 25 P. 6
May 23, 2019 Amendment # 2019-1608h (NT): AA VV 05/23/2019 HJ 16 P. 16
May 23, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1608h (NT): MA VV 05/23/2019 HJ 16 P. 16
June 13, 2019 Sen. Hennessey Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/13/2019; SJ 20
June 27, 2019 Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53
June 27, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21
July 12, 2019 Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 235
Jan. 1, 2020 I. Section 2 Effective 01/01/2020
July 12, 2019 II. Remainder Effective 07/12/2019