HB1294 (2008)

Establishing the offense of public urination or defecation.


Status: SIGNED BY GOVERNOR No/unknown committee assignment (Details)
Length: 86 words.


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Revisions of this bill in our system:

 HouseSenate
Public hearing:2008-01-15 10:30:00 LOB 2042008-04-15 00:00:00
Executive session:2008-02-05 10:00:00(unscheduled)
Floor vote:(unscheduled)2008-04-24 00:00:00

CHAPTER 70

HB 1294 – FINAL VERSION

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2008 SESSION

08-2305

04/09

HOUSE BILL 1294

AN ACT establishing the offense of public urination or defecation.

SPONSORS: Rep. Shurtleff, Merr 10; Rep. Harvey, Hills 21

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes public urination or defecation as a violation.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13Feb2008… 0220h

08-2305

04/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT establishing the offense of public urination or defecation.

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

70:1 New Section; Public Indecency; Public Urination or Defecation. Amend RSA 645 by inserting after section 1 the following new section:

645:1-a Public Urination or Defecation. A person is guilty of a violation if such person urinates or defecates in a public place, other than a public restroom, under circumstances where the person knew or should have known would likely cause affront or alarm to another.

70:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2009.

Approved: May 21, 2008

Effective Date: January 1, 2009