HB 153 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 153
SPONSORS: Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Rep. K. Murray, Rock. 24
This bill makes certain records concerning law enforcement officers which have been subject to the right-to-know law.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
7Mar2019... 0374h 19-0094
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
106-L:5-a Certain Records Subject to Right-to-Know Law.
I. In this section, "disciplinary records" mean complaints, charges or accusations of misconduct, replies to those complaints, charges, or accusations, and any other information or materials that have resulted in final disciplinary action.
II.(a) Upon completion of an investigation, any record which includes a finding that a law enforcement officer subject to this chapter discharged a firearm which led to death or serious injury shall be a public record under RSA 91-A.
(b) Any disciplinary record in which there has been a final adjudication of a matter involving a law enforcement officer subject to this chapter who was found guilty of sexual assault as defined in RSA 632-A, or in which there was a sustained finding of dishonesty by a law enforcement officer including perjury, false statements, filing false reports destruction, or falsifying or concealing evidence, shall be a public record under RSA 91-A.
III. Nothing in this section shall limit the ability of a public agency or public body, as defined in RSA 91-A:1-a, to withhold the names, addresses, dates of birth, and other personal information of victims or other private persons where disclosure of such information would constitute an invasion of privacy under RSA 91-A:5, IV.
|Jan. 23, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 12, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 27, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|March 7, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 11, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|Jan. 2, 2019||Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Judiciary HJ 2 P. 39|
|Jan. 23, 2019||Public Hearing: 01/23/2019 10:00 am LOB 208|
|Feb. 6, 2019||Full Committee Work Session: 02/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 208|
|Feb. 12, 2019||Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:00 am LOB 208|
|Feb. 27, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0374h for 02/27/2019 (Vote 16-3; RC) HC 13 P. 31|
|Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 62|
|March 7, 2019||Amendment # 2019-0374h: AA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 45|
|March 7, 2019||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0374h: MA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 45|
|March 14, 2019||Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 9|
|April 11, 2019||Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 103, SH, 01:20 pm; the committee will meet at 1:00 p.m. or 30 minutes following the end of session; SC 17A|
|May 23, 2019||Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 05/23/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23|
|May 23, 2019||Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 05/23/2019; SJ 17|
|Committee Report: Referred to Interim Study|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Committee Report: Referred to Interim Study, 01/08/2020; SC 47|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Refer to Interim Study, MA, VV; 01/08/2020; SJ 1|