SB 127 - FINAL VERSION
SENATE BILL 127
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
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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
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.
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.
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
I. Section 2 shall take effect January 1, 2020.
II. Remainder shall take effect July 12, 2019.
|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|
|May 23, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|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|