SB276 (2012)

(2nd New Title) establishing the vandalizing or defacing of state or municipal property as criminal mischief.


Status: SIGNED BY GOVERNOR (Details)
Length: 132 words.

Revisions of this bill in our system:

 HouseSenate
Public hearing:2012-04-24 10:00:00 LOB 2042012-01-12 00:00:00
Executive session:2012-05-01 10:00:00(unscheduled)
Floor vote:2012-05-09 00:00:002012-03-28 00:00:00

CHAPTER 133

SB 276-FN – FINAL VERSION

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SENATE BILL 276-FN

AN ACT establishing the vandalizing or defacing of state or municipal property as criminal mischief.

SPONSORS: Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. De Blois, Dist 18; Sen. Barnes, Jr., Dist 17; Sen. Boutin, Dist 16; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Forrester, Dist 2; Sen. Gallus, Dist 1; Sen. Lambert, Dist 13; Sen. Luther, Dist 12; Sen. Odell, Dist 8; Sen. Prescott, Dist 23; Sen. Rausch, Dist 19; Sen. Sanborn, Dist 7; Sen. White, Dist 9; Rep. Infantine, Hills 13; Rep. Waddell, Rock 15; Rep. Nevins, Rock 15; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock 16; Rep. Bettencourt, Rock 4

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes the vandalizing or defacing of state or municipal property as criminal mischief.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/28/12 1370s

9May2012… 1879h

12-2873

04/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT establishing the vandalizing or defacing of state or municipal property as criminal mischief.

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

133:1 Destruction of Property; Criminal Mischief. Amend RSA 634:2, VI to read as follows:

VI. Any person who is found guilty of criminal mischief under paragraph III of this section because he or she has vandalized, defaced, or destroyed any part of state or municipal property, [the “Old Man of the Mountain”] or any natural geological formation, site, or rock surface located on public property that has been designated by the state or any of its political subdivisions or the federal government as a natural area or landmark shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and shall also make restitution [to the state] for any damage he or she has caused.

133:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2013.

Approved: June 5, 2012

Effective Date: January 1, 2013