SB575 (2020) Detail

Relative to appeals from the victims' assistance commission.


SB 575  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3079

04/01

 

SENATE BILL 575

 

AN ACT relative to appeals from the victims' assistance commission.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Hatch, Coos 6; Rep. Williams, Hills. 4; Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill states that a claimant denied compensation by the victims' assistance commission may appeal such decision to the attorney general.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-3079

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to appeals from the victims' assistance commission.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Victims' Assistance Fund; Claimant Eligibility.  Amend RSA 21-M:8-h by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

IV-a.  If the commission determines the claimant is ineligible for compensation, in whole or in part, the claimant may petition the attorney general for a rehearing pursuant to RSA 541:3.  The attorney general, or designee, shall review the complete record before the commission and may affirm or reverse, in whole or in part, the commission's decision.  An appeal of the attorney general's decision my be taken directly to the supreme court pursuant to RSA 541:6.  

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

Links

SB575 at GenCourtMobile
SB575 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 10, 2020 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB575 Revision: 7771 Date: Jan. 2, 2020, 1:53 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
March 10, 2020 Hearing: 03/10/2020, Room 100, SH, 09:15 am; SC 10
June 16, 2020 Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8