HB547 (2021) Detail

Relative to the opportunity for evidentiary hearings in parenting cases.


HB 547  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0765

05/04

 

HOUSE BILL 547

 

AN ACT relative to the opportunity for evidentiary hearings in parenting cases.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Love, Rock. 6; Rep. Levesque, Straf. 4; Rep. Gould, Hills. 7; Rep. Cushman, Hills. 2; Rep. Andrew Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. Elliott, Rock. 8; Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6; Rep. Vandecasteele, Rock. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that in a parenting case under RSA 461-A, each party is entitled to at least one evidentiary hearing.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0765

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to the opportunity for evidentiary hearings in parenting cases.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Determination of Parental Rights and Responsibilities; Procedure and Jurisdiction; Opportunity for Hearing.  Amend RSA 461-A:3 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  In any proceeding to determine parental rights and responsibilities, each parent is entitled to at least one hearing to present evidence and call witnesses.

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

Links

HB547 at GenCourtMobile
HB547 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 3, 2021 House Hearing
March 11, 2021 House Exec Session
March 11, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB547 Revision: 31865 Date: Jan. 12, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

Docket


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


April 7, 2021: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 04/07/2021 HJ 5 P. 4


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 18 P. 3


March 11, 2021: Executive Session: 03/11/2021 09:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/91927749754


March 11, 2021: Executive Session: 03/11/2021 9:30 a.m.


March 3, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/03/2021 09:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following links: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/99169761614 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 2 P. 53