Bill Text - HB579 (2022)

Requiring notice to the public before immigration checkpoints are conducted.

Revision: Nov. 15, 2021, 3:41 p.m.

Rep. Wallace, Rock. 12

October 20, 2021





Amendment to HB 579


Amend RSA 265:1-c as inserted by section 1 of the bill by replacing it with the following:


265:1-c  Immigration Checkpoints.  When any state, county, or municipal police department or law enforcement agency is informed by a federal agency of intent to conduct an immigration checkpoint, the department or agency shall give notice to the public within 24 hours of when the checkpoint is scheduled to occur or as soon as is practical.  The notice shall disclose, if known, the date, municipality, and geographical area in which the checkpoint will occur.  Notice to the public shall be provided by using various media resources available, which may include publishing this information on the government agency's website and on social media, or the use of press conferences, press releases, radio and television coverage, posters, and flyers.