HB1142 (2022) Detail

Relative to the right to submit evidence and testimony in family court proceedings.


HB 1142  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2336

04/11

 

HOUSE BILL 1142

 

AN ACT relative to the right to submit evidence and testimony in family court proceedings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27; Rep. Harley, Rock. 20; Rep. Bernardy, Rock. 16; Rep. Gould, Hills. 7; Rep. Greeson, Graf. 16; Rep. Langley, Hills. 8; Rep. Homola, Hills. 27; Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that parties in a family court proceeding shall have the right to present evidence and testimony.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2336

04/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to the right to submit evidence and testimony in family court proceedings.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Judicial Branch Family Division; Right to Present Evidence and Testimony.  Amend RSA 490-D by inserting after section 3 the following new section:

490-D:3-a  Right to Present Evidence and Testimony.  The parties in any family court proceeding shall have the right to present evidence and testimony.  This right shall not be limited by the presiding judge, magistrate, or marital master, or by the New Hampshire rules of evidence or the rules of the circuit court family division.

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

Links

HB1142 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2022 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1142 Revision: 33110 Date: Nov. 17, 2021, 9:43 a.m.

Docket


Jan. 9, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/18/2022 11:30 am LOB 206-208


Nov. 17, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Children and Family Law


: To Be Introduced and referred to Children and Family Law