HB1180 (2020) Detail

Relative to certain assets in a divorce proceeding.


HB 1180 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2239

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1180

 

AN ACT relative to certain assets in a divorce proceeding.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17; Rep. Vincent, Straf. 17; Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that, in a divorce proceeding, the court shall not require a party to sell a marital asset if the party is able to compensate the other party for his or her interest in it and the sale is not required for an equitable division of the marital property.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2239

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to certain assets in a divorce proceeding.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Divorce; Property Settlement.  Amend RSA 458:16-a by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.  The court  shall not require a party to sell a piece of marital property if one party is able to fully and fairly compensate the other party for his or her interest in it and the sale is not required for an equitable division of property between the parties.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1180 at GenCourtMobile
HB1180 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 28, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1180 Revision: 6816 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:11 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 10:45 am LOB 206
Jan. 28, 2020 Executive Session: 01/28/2020 01:00 pm LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 7 P. 2
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/19/2020 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 7 P. 2
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/19/2020
March 11, 2020 Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 7