HB180 (2021) Detail

Increasing the penalty for buyers under the law regarding trafficking in persons.


CHAPTER 165

HB 180 - FINAL VERSION

 

7Apr2021... 0397h

05/27/2021   1693s

24Jun2021... 2016CofC

 

2021 SESSION

21-0125

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 180

 

AN ACT increasing the penalty for buyers under the law regarding trafficking in persons.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Rep. Katsakiores, Rock. 6; Rep. Ebel, Merr. 5; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30; Rep. Mangipudi, Hills. 35; Rep. Egan, Graf. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the penalty for a person who pays to engage in sexual contact with another person under the age of 16 who is a victim of human trafficking.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

7Apr2021... 0397h

05/27/2021   1693s

24Jun2021... 2016CofC 21-0125

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT increasing the penalty for buyers under the law regarding trafficking in persons.

 

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

 

165:1  Interference With Freedom; Trafficking in Persons.  Amend RSA 633:7, III-a to read as follows:

III-a.(a) A person is guilty of a class B felony if the person pays, agrees to pay, or offers to pay to engage in sexual contact, as defined in RSA 632-A:1 or sexual penetration, as defined in RSA 632-A:1, V with a person under the age of 18, or to observe a sexually explicit performance involving a person under the age of 18.  The payment or offer or agreement to pay may be made to the person under the age of 18 or a third party.  Neither the actor's lack of knowledge of the other person's age nor consent of the other person shall constitute a defense to a charge under this paragraph.

(b)  A person is guilty of a class A felony if the person pays, agrees to pay, or offers to pay to engage in sexual contact, as defined in RSA 632-A:1 or sexual penetration, as defined in RSA 632-A:1, V with a person who is under the age of 16.  The payment or offer or agreement to pay may be made to the person who is under the age of 16 or a third party.  Neither the actor’s lack of knowledge of the other person’s age nor consent of the other person shall constitute a defense to a charge under this paragraph.  

165:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2022.

 

Approved: July 30, 2021

Effective Date: January 01, 2022

 

 

Links

HB180 at GenCourtMobile
HB180 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 17, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote
April 15, 2021 Senate Hearing
May 27, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 House Floor Vote
April 15, 2021 Senate Hearing
May 27, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
June 24, 2021 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB180 Revision: 32880 Date: Aug. 9, 2021, 9:53 a.m.
HB180 Revision: 32865 Date: Aug. 2, 2021, 1:29 p.m.
HB180 Revision: 32545 Date: July 12, 2021, 8:39 a.m.
HB180 Revision: 32752 Date: July 9, 2021, 3:23 p.m.
HB180 Revision: 33405 Date: June 16, 2021, 12:26 p.m.
HB180 Revision: 33406 Date: May 25, 2021, 12:08 p.m.
HB180 Revision: 32286 Date: April 8, 2021, 3:34 p.m.
HB180 Revision: 33407 Date: March 2, 2021, 10:33 a.m.
HB180 Revision: 31438 Date: Jan. 4, 2021, 2:43 p.m.

Docket


Aug. 3, 2021: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/30/2021; Chapter 165; Eff: 01/01/2022


July 30, 2021: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/30/2021; Chapter 165; Eff: 01/01/2022


July 15, 2021: Enrolled (in recess of) 06/24/2021


: Enrolled (in recess of) 06/24/2021


July 15, 2021: Enrolled Adopted, VV, (In recess 06/24/2021); SJ 20


June 24, 2021: Enrolled Adopted, VV, (In recess 06/24/2021); SJ 20


June 24, 2021: Conference Committee Report 2021-2016c: Adopted, VV 06/24/2021


June 24, 2021: Conference Committee Report 2021-2016c: Adopted, VV 06/24/2021


June 24, 2021: Conference Committee Report # 2021-2016c, Adopted, VV; 06/24/2021; SJ 20


June 24, 2021: Conference Committee Report # 2021-2016c, Adopted, VV; 06/24/2021; SJ 20


June 17, 2021: Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2021-2016c; 06/24/2021


June 24, 2021: Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2021-2016c; 06/24/2021


June 16, 2021: Conference Committee Meeting: 06/16/2021 09:30 am LOB 201-203


June 10, 2021: President Appoints: Senators Carson, French, Whitley; 06/10/2021; SJ 19


June 10, 2021: President Appoints: Senators Carson, French, Whitley; 06/10/2021; SJ 19


June 10, 2021: Sen. Carson Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 06/10/2021; SJ 19


June 10, 2021: Sen. Carson Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 06/10/2021; SJ 19


June 8, 2021: House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 2021-1693s and Requests CofC (Reps. Abbas, Rhodes, Wallace, Massimilla): MA VV 06/04/2021 HJ 9 P. 52


June 4, 2021: House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 2021-1693s and Requests CofC (Reps. Abbas, Rhodes, Wallace, Massimilla): MA VV 06/04/2021 HJ 9 P. 52


May 27, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-1693s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/27/2021; SJ 17


May 27, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-1693s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/27/2021; SJ 17


May 27, 2021: Committee Amendment # 2021-1693s, AA, VV; 05/27/2021; SJ 17


May 27, 2021: Committee Amendment # 2021-1693s, AA, VV; 05/27/2021; SJ 17


May 25, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-1693s, 05/27/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 25A


May 27, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-1693s, 05/27/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 25A


April 15, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/15/2021, 01:45 pm; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 19


April 8, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/15/2021, 01:45 pm; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 19


April 7, 2021: Introduced 04/01/2021 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 11


April 1, 2021: Introduced 04/01/2021 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 11


April 7, 2021: Reconsider (Rep. Osborne): MF VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 50


April 7, 2021: Reconsider (Rep. Osborne): MF VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 50


April 7, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-0397h: MA VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 6


April 7, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-0397h: MA VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 6


April 7, 2021: Amendment # 2021-0397h: AA VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 6


April 7, 2021: Amendment # 2021-0397h: AA VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 6


March 2, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0397h (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 18 P. 5


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0397h (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 18 P. 5


Feb. 17, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/17/2021 02:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/98063742762 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 4, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 38


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 38


Jan. 6, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/06/2020 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety