SB737 (2020) Detail

Requiring a penalty assessment on violation-level offenses.


SB 737-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2991

04/05

 

SENATE BILL 737-FN

 

AN ACT requiring a penalty assessment on violation-level offenses.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Levesque, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that a penalty assessment be imposed on violation-level offenses.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2991

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT requiring a penalty assessment on violation-level offenses.

 

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

 

1  Police Standards and Training Council; Penalty Assessment.  Amend RSA 106-L:10, I to read as follows:

I.  Every court shall levy a penalty assessment of $2 or 24 percent, whichever is greater, on each fine or penalty imposed by the court for a criminal or violation-level offense, including any fine or penalty for a violation of RSA title XXI or any municipal ordinance, except for a violation of a municipal ordinance relating to motor vehicles unlawfully left or parked.  Notwithstanding any law or rule to the contrary, the penalty assessment shall be levied in addition to the amount of the fine or penalty imposed by the court.

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

 

LBAO

20-2991

Revised 2/12/20

 

SB 737-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT requiring a penalty assessment on violation-level offenses.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill requires that a penalty assessment be imposed on violation level offenses.  The Judicial Branch indicates this bill will have no fiscal impact because the amendment to RSA 106-L:10 would simply align the statute with current practice.  Penalty assessments are currently collected on violation level offenses.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Judicial Branch

 

Links

SB737 at GenCourtMobile
SB737 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB737 Revision: 8055 Date: Feb. 18, 2020, 2:15 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 2
Jan. 30, 2020 Hearing: 01/30/2020, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 4
Feb. 6, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5
Feb. 6, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/06/2020; SJ 3
Feb. 20, 2020 Introduced 02/20/2020 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 5 P. 56
June 30, 2020 Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020 HJ 10 P. 2
Died on Table