HB562 (2021) Detail

Exempting victims of trafficking in persons from participating in children in need of services proceedings.


HB 562  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0774

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 562

 

AN ACT exempting victims of trafficking in persons from participating in children in need of services proceedings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25; Rep. T. Smith, Hills. 17; Rep. Egan, Graf. 2; Rep. Burroughs, Carr. 1; Rep. Merchant, Sull. 4; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 1

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts victims of human trafficking from involvement in children in need of services proceedings where the conduct in question was committed as a direct result of being trafficked.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0774

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT exempting victims of trafficking in persons from participating in children in need of services proceedings.

 

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

 

1  Interference With Freedom; Trafficking in Persons.  Amend RSA 633:7, VI(a) to read as follows:

VI.(a) A victim under this section who was under 18 years of age at the time of the offense shall not be subject to children in need of services proceedings under RSA 169-D, juvenile delinquency [proceeding] proceedings under RSA 169-B, or prosecuted for conduct chargeable as indecent exposure and lewdness under RSA 645:1, prostitution under RSA 645:2, or any other misdemeanor or class B felony, where the conduct was committed as a direct result of being trafficked, provided that the conduct chargeable did not involve an act of violence as defined in RSA 625:9, VII.

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

Links

HB562 at GenCourtMobile
HB562 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 3, 2021 House Hearing
March 4, 2021 House Hearing
March 11, 2021 House Exec Session
March 11, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB562 Revision: 31896 Date: Jan. 12, 2021, 1:15 p.m.

Docket


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 15-0; CC)


Sept. 15, 2021: Full Committee Work Session: 09/15/2021 10:00 am LOB 206 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


: Retained in Committee


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


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 4, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/04/2021 01:30 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/94672611666 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


March 3, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/03/2021 1:30 p.m.


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