HB632 (2021) Detail

Banning a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a juvenile convicted of homicide.


HB 632  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0059

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 632

 

AN ACT banning a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a juvenile convicted of homicide.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Rep. Schapiro, Ches. 16; Rep. Walz, Merr. 23; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Rep. Langley, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a juvenile convicted as an adult of homicide.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0059

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT banning a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a juvenile convicted of homicide.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Homicide; Life Imprisonment Without Parole Prohibited for Juveniles.  Amend RSA 630 by inserting after section 6 the following new section:

630:7  Life Imprisonment Without Parole Prohibited for Juveniles.  No juvenile convicted as an adult for an offense under this chapter shall be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility for parole.

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

Links

HB632 at GenCourtMobile
HB632 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 10, 2021 House Hearing
Oct. 20, 2021 House Exec Session
Oct. 20, 2021 House Floor Vote
Oct. 20, 2021 House Exec Session
Oct. 20, 2021 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB632 Revision: 31983 Date: Jan. 15, 2021, 3:22 p.m.

Docket


Nov. 15, 2021: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass


Nov. 15, 2021: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate HB632 10/20/2021 (Vote 11-9; RC)


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate HB632 10/20/2021 (Vote 11-9; RC)


Oct. 20, 2021: Executive Session: 10/20/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Oct. 13, 2021: Executive Session: 10/20/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Sept. 28, 2021: Full Committee Work Session: 10/05/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Oct. 5, 2021: Full Committee Work Session: 10/05/2021 11:00 am LOB 201-203


Aug. 25, 2021: ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 09/14/2021 10:00 am LOB 201-203


Sept. 14, 2021: ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 09/14/2021 10:00 am LOB 201-203


Aug. 25, 2021: Subcommittee Work Session: 09/07/2021 10:00 am LOB 204


Sept. 7, 2021: Subcommittee Work Session: 09/07/2021 10:00 am LOB 204


: Retained in Committee


March 31, 2021: Retained in Committee


March 10, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/10/2021 11:45 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/92387218591 / 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 Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 57


Jan. 15, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 57