HB1061 (2024) Detail

Relative to motor vehicle stops of uninspected vehicles.


HB 1061-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2024 SESSION

24-2396

11/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1061-FN

 

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle stops of uninspected vehicles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hynes, Hills. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a motor vehicle stop for non-inspection shall be a secondary offense.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24-2396

11/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle stops of uninspected vehicles.

 

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

 

1  Motor Vehicle Equipment; Penalty for Failure to Obey Inspection Requirements; Secondary Offense.  Amend RSA 266:5 to read as follows:

266:5 Penalty for Failing to Obey Inspection Requirements.  The driver or owner of any motor vehicle failing to comply with the requirements of the director relative to inspection shall be guilty of a violation, and the director may refuse to register, or may suspend or revoke the registration of, any motor vehicle, trailer, or semi-trailer which has not been inspected as required or which is unsafe or unfit to be driven; provided, however, no person shall be charged with a violation of this section until a period of 10 days has elapsed from the date the inspection was due. It shall be a rebuttable presumption that a vehicle that is required to be inspected is in violation of this section if the vehicle fails to display a valid inspection sticker. This section shall be enforceable only as a secondary offense when the police officer detains the driver for a suspected violation of another provision of Title XXI.  A conviction for violating this section shall not preclude any other offense for which violation of this section might constitute an element.  This section shall not apply to those vehicles required to be inspected under the provisions of RSA 266:1.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2025.

 

LBA

24-2396

10/20/23

 

HB 1061-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to motor vehicle stops of uninspected vehicles.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:         [ X ] State              [ X ] County               [ X ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

Estimated State Impact - Increase / (Decrease)

 

FY 2024

FY 2025

FY 2026

FY 2027

Revenue

Indeterminable

Revenue Fund

Highway Fund

Expenditures

Indeterminable

Funding Source

General Fund

Appropriations

$0

$0

$0

$0

Funding Source

None

 

 

Estimated Political Subdivision Impact - Increase / (Decrease)

 

FY 2024

FY 2025

FY 2026

FY 2027

County Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

County Expenditures

Indeterminable

Local Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

Local Expenditures

Indeterminable

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill adds, deletes, or modifies a criminal penalty, or changes statute to which there is a penalty for violation. Therefore, this bill may have an impact on the judicial and correctional systems, which could affect prosecution, incarceration, probation, and parole costs, for the state, as well as county and local governments. A summary of such costs can be found at: https://gencourt.state.nh.us/lba/Budget/Fiscal_Notes/JudicialCorrectionalCosts.pdf

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Judicial Branch, Judicial Council, Department of Justice, Department of Corrections, New Hampshire Association of Counties, and New Hampshire Municipal Association

 

Links


Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2024 House Hearing
Feb. 23, 2024 House Exec Session
Feb. 23, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1061 Revision: 39563 Date: Nov. 28, 2023, 8:37 a.m.

Docket


March 14, 2024: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/14/2024 HJ 8


Feb. 29, 2024: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate 02/23/2024 (Vote 17-3; CC)


Feb. 14, 2024: Executive Session: 02/23/2024 09:30 am LOB 202-204


Jan. 4, 2024: Public Hearing: 01/10/2024 11:00 am LOB 202-204


Nov. 27, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety