Bill Details - SB34 (2019)

SB 34 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/07/2019   0611s

2019 SESSION

19-0329

11/06

 

SENATE BILL 34

 

AN ACT relative to the applicability of certain DWI prohibitions.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. French, Dist 7; Rep. Forsythe, Merr. 8; Rep. Hill, Merr. 3; Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the meaning of "drive or attempt to drive" in certain DWI prohibitions.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/07/2019   0611s 19-0329

11/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the applicability of certain DWI prohibitions.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Alcohol or Drug Impairment; Definitions.  Amend RSA 265-A:1 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

VI.  "Drive," or "attempt to drive," or "actual physical control" shall not include:

(a)  Sleeping, resting, or sheltering in place in a vehicle parked in any place where parking is permitted;

(b)  Lacking intent to control the vehicle in a manner which could pose a danger to the public; or

(c)  Controlling an inoperable vehicle.

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 Judiciary; SJ 4
Jan. 22, 2019 Hearing: 01/22/2019, Room 100, SH, 09:00 am; SC 7
March 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0611s, 03/07/2019; SC 12
March 7, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-0611s, AA, VV; 03/07/2019; SJ 7
March 7, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0611s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/07/2019; SJ 7
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Transportation HJ 11 P. 68
April 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/16/2019 10:00 am LOB 203
April 23, 2019 Executive Session: 04/23/2019 01:30 pm LOB 203
Retained in Committee

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 16, 2019 House Hearing
April 23, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB34 Revision: 4718 Date: Jan. 14, 2019, 10:06 a.m.
SB34 Revision: 4746 Date: Jan. 14, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
SB34 Revision: 5491 Date: March 7, 2019, 7:58 p.m.