HB1484 (2010)

Relative to residency restrictions for sex offenders.


Status: SENATE: LAID ON TABLE Senate: Judiciary (Details)
Length: 100 words.


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Revisions of this bill in our system:

 HouseSenate
Public hearing:2010-01-12 13:30:00 LOB 2042010-04-20 00:00:00
Executive session:2010-02-02 10:00:00(unscheduled)
Floor vote:2010-02-17 00:00:002010-04-28 00:00:00

HB 1484 – AS INTRODUCED

2010 SESSION

10-2359

04/05

HOUSE BILL 1484

AN ACT relative to residency restrictions for sex offenders.

SPONSORS: Rep. Rodd, Merr 5; Rep. Robertson, Ches 3; Rep. Gile, Merr 10

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits any political subdivision of the state from adopting an ordinance or bylaw that restricts the residence of a sexual offender or an offender against children.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2359

04/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT relative to residency restrictions for sex offenders.

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

1 New Section; Registration of Criminal Offenders; Residency Restrictions Prohibited. Amend RSA 651-B by inserting after section 12 the following new section:

651-B:13 Residency Restrictions Prohibited. No political subdivision of the state shall adopt an ordinance or bylaw that restricts in any way the residence of a sexual offender or an offender against children. Any such ordinance or bylaw adopted by a political subdivision of the state prior to the effective date of this section shall be null and void on the effective date of this section.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.