HB1199 (2020) Detail

Relative to telephone costs for county prisoners.


HB 1199 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2288

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1199

 

AN ACT relative to telephone costs for county prisoners.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Keans, Straf. 23

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that the fee charged by a county department of corrections for prisoners' use of the telephone service not exceed the county's cost to provide the service.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2288

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to telephone costs for county prisoners.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; County Departments of Correction; Superintendent.  Amend RSA 30-B:4 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VII.  The superintendent may provide telephone service to prisoners in his or her custody.  The superintendent may charge prisoners a fee for the use of the telephone service but the total fees collected from all prisoners using the telephone service shall not exceed the county's cost to provide the service.  

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

Links

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HB1199 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1199 Revision: 6819 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:28 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 13
Jan. 16, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/16/2020 10:30 am LOB 301
Jan. 29, 2020 Executive Session: 01/29/2020 01:30 pm LOB 301
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 12
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 02/19/2020