Bill Text: NH HB174 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to reporting a collision between a cat and a motor vehicle.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-04-22 - Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-1133s, Regular Calendar 20Y-4N, Motion Adopted; OT3rdg; 04/22/2021; Senate Journal 12 [HB174 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB174-Introduced.html

HB 174  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0331

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 174

 

AN ACT relative to reporting a collision between a cat and a motor vehicle.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Abbas, Rock. 8; Rep. Kenney, Straf. 6; Rep. Janigian, Rock. 8; Rep. Burroughs, Carr. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the reporting of a collision between a cat and a motor vehicle to the cat's owner or the police.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0331

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to reporting a collision between a cat and a motor vehicle.

 

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

 

1  Short Title; Arrow's Law.  This subdivision shall be known as "Arrow's Law."

2  Report of Injury to Dog or Cat.  Amend the subdivision heading preceding RSA 264:31 to read as follows:

Report of Injury to Dog or Cat

3  Report of Injury to Dog or Cat.  Amend RSA 264:31 to read as follows:

264:31  Report of Injury to Dog or Cat.   The driver of any vehicle who knowingly strikes a dog or cat and fails to report the incident to the dog's owner or custodian or the cat's owner or custodian or to a police officer as soon as possible, shall be guilty of a violation.

4  Effective Date.   This act shall take effect January 1, 2022.

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