HB1312 (2020) Detail

Relative to persons held in civil contempt.


HB 1312 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 0811h

2020 SESSION

20-2236

04/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1312

 

AN ACT relative to persons held in civil contempt.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Camarota, Hills. 7; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Sylvia, Belk. 6; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that no person shall be incarcerated for civil contempt without written findings of fact.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12Mar2020... 0811h 20-2236

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to persons held in civil contempt.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Penalties; Civil Contempt.  Amend RSA 458 by inserting after section 52 the following new section:

458:53  Penalties; Civil Contempt.  No family division circuit court shall incarcerate a person for civil contempt without written findings of fact to support such action.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 30 days after its passage.

Links

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HB1312 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1312 Revision: 8412 Date: March 30, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
HB1312 Revision: 6955 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:20 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 17
Jan. 22, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/22/2020 09:30 am LOB 208
Feb. 18, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/18/2020 10:00 am LOB 208
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0811h (Vote 16-3; RC)
March 11, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0811h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 16-3; RC) HC 10 P. 62
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 12, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0811h: AA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0811h: MA VV 03/12/2020
June 16, 2020 Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8