HB1115 (2020) Detail

Relative to the discharge of a firearm in the compact part of a city or town.


HB 1115 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2062

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1115

 

AN ACT relative to the discharge of a firearm in the compact part of a city or town.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20; Rep. St. John, Hills. 27; Rep. McGhee, Hills. 40; Rep. Andrew Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. Coursin, Rock. 1; Rep. K. Murray, Rock. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the definition of the compact part of a city or town in which a firearm may be discharged.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2062

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the discharge of a firearm in the compact part of a city or town.

 

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

 

1  Unauthorized Use of Firearms; Definition of Compact Part.  Amend RSA 644:13, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  "Compact part" means the territory within a town or city comprised of the following:

(1)  Any nonresidential, commercial building, including, but not limited to, industrial, educational, or medical buildings, plus a perimeter [300] 900 feet wide around all such buildings without permission of the owner.

(2)  Any park, playground, [or other] outdoor public gathering place, or other property designated by the legislative body of the city or town for public recreational use.

(3)  Any contiguous area containing 6 or more buildings which are used as either part-time or permanent dwellings and the spaces between them where each such building is within 300 feet of at least one of the others, plus a perimeter 300 feet wide around all the buildings in such area.

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

Links

HB1115 at GenCourtMobile
HB1115 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 18, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1115 Revision: 6748 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 9:52 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 10
Feb. 18, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/18/2020 11:00 am LOB 301
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 17-1; RC) HC 10 P. 67
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-1; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study
March 12, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 282-6 03/12/2020