HB655 (2020) Detail

Regulating disorderly houses.


HB 655 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

9Jan2020... 2733h

2019 SESSION

19-0798

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 655

 

AN ACT regulating disorderly houses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Butler, Carr. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits a town to make bylaws regulating disorderly houses.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Jan2020... 2733h 19-0798

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT regulating disorderly houses.

 

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

 

1  New Subparagraph; Powers of Towns; Bylaws.  Amend RSA 31:39, I by inserting after subparagraph (p) the following new subparagraph:

(q)  Regulating disorderly houses.  In this section, "disorderly houses" mean houses in which the activity of a building's owner, occupants, or tenants, or the invitees of an owner, occupant, or tenant, unreasonably disturbs the peace of the community or neighborhood, or prevents an individual occupying property near the disorderly activity from the enjoyment of his or her home due to activities including but not limited to loud music or parties, or other loud noises emanating from within or on the property occupied by the building, fights involving occupants of the building or their invitees, intoxication of the occupants of the building, and similar activities.  Disorderly activities shall not include abuse as defined in RSA 173-B:1.

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

Links

HB655 at GenCourtMobile
HB655 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 5, 2019 House Hearing
March 6, 2019 House Exec Session
Nov. 7, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB655 Revision: 7931 Date: Jan. 10, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
HB655 Revision: 7407 Date: Jan. 16, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 3 P. 23
March 5, 2019 Public Hearing: 03/05/2019 02:30 pm LOB 301
March 6, 2019 Executive Session: 03/06/2019 01:00 pm LOB 301-303
Retained in Committee
June 25, 2019 ==TIME CHANGE== Full Committee Work Session: 06/25/2019 02:00 pm LOB 301
Aug. 27, 2019 Subcommittee Work Session: 08/27/2019 10:00 am LOB 304
Sept. 12, 2019 Subcommittee Work Session: 09/12/2019 01:00 pm LOB 301
Nov. 7, 2019 Executive Session: 11/07/2019 10:00 am LOB 301
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2733h (Vote 12-7; RC) HC 50 P. 28
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Jan. 9, 2020 Amendment # 2019-2733h: AA VV 01/09/2020 HJ 2 P. 26
Jan. 9, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-2733h: MF RC 178-188 01/09/2020 HJ 2 P. 26
Jan. 9, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 188-180 01/09/2020 HJ 2 P. 26
Jan. 9, 2020 Reconsider (Rep. McGuire): MA DV 185-173 01/09/2020 HJ 2 P. 34
Jan. 9, 2020 Lay on Table (Rep. Ley): MA VV 01/09/2020 HJ 2 P. 34
Died on Table