HB145 (2011)

(New Title) permitting the audio and video recording of a law enforcement officer while in the course of his or her official duties.


Status: SENATE: REREFERRED (Details)
Length: 124 words.

Revisions of this bill in our system:

 HouseSenate
Public hearing:2011-01-25 10:30:00 LOB 2042011-05-26 00:00:00
Executive session:2011-03-09 10:00:00(unscheduled)
Floor vote:2011-03-15 00:00:00(unscheduled)

HB 145 – AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

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2011 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 145

AN ACT permitting the audio and video recording of a law enforcement officer while in the course of his or her official duties.

SPONSORS: Rep. Baldasaro, Rock 3; Rep. Jennifer Coffey, Merr 6; Rep. Hikel, Hills 7; Rep. L. Christiansen, Hills 27; Rep. Itse, Rock 9

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill permits the audio and video recording of a law enforcement officer while in the course of his or her official duties.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT permitting the audio and video recording of a law enforcement officer while in the course of his or her official duties.

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

1 New Subparagraph; Audio and Video Recording of Public Official in the Course of Official Duties Permitted. Amend RSA 570-A:2, II by inserting after subparagraph (l) the following new subparagraph:

(m) Any person to make an audio or video recording of a law enforcement officer in the course of his or her official duties; provided that:

(1) The person making the recording shall first give notification of the recording to the officer;

(2) The person making the recording is personally interacting with the officer or is recording the officer in a public area; and

(3) The act of recording does not interfere with the officer’s ability to perform his or her official duties.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2012.