HB1348 (2020) Detail

Relative to guardianship by grandparents.


HB 1348 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2550

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1348

 

AN ACT relative to guardianship by grandparents.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that, for custody or guardianship purposes under RSA 463, the term grandparent may mean a minor's great-grandparent or great-great grandparent.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2550

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to guardianship by grandparents.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Guardianship of Minors; Definition of Grandparent Added.  Amend RSA 463:2 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

III-a.  "Grandparent" includes a great-grandparent or great-great grandparent.

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

Links

HB1348 at GenCourtMobile
HB1348 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

HB1348 Revision: 6982 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:56 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 19
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 01:00 pm LOB 206
Jan. 28, 2020 Executive Session: 01/28/2020 01:00 pm LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)
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