HB1551 (2022) Detail

Relative to the right of a party in a family court case to create their own written transcripts of court proceedings.


HB 1551  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2332

07/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1551

 

AN ACT relative to the right of a party in a family court case to create their own written transcripts of court proceedings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Rep. Bernardy, Rock. 16; Rep. Greeson, Graf. 16; Rep. Kofalt, Hills. 4; Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Rep. Cushman, Hills. 2; Rep. Post, Hills. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the right of parties in family court proceedings to create their own written transcripts of court proceedings and to submit those transcripts to the appellate court.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2332

07/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to the right of a party in a family court case to create their own written transcripts of court proceedings.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Judicial Branch Family Division; Proceedings; Written Transcripts.  Amend RSA 490-D by inserting after section 490-D:15 the following new section:

490-D:16  Proceedings; Written Transcripts.  Each party to court proceedings under the jurisdiction of this chapter shall have the right to create their own written transcripts of the court proceedings. Each written transcript shall include all information necessary to provide references by timestamp and shall be admissible in an appeal where the proceeding is relevant.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.

Links

HB1551 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2022 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1551 Revision: 34222 Date: Dec. 14, 2021, 9:55 a.m.

Docket


Jan. 9, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/18/2022 01:00 pm LOB 206-208


Dec. 14, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Children and Family Law