Bill Text: NH HB195 | 2021 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Adding display of a firearm as an exception to reckless conduct.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2021-07-12 - Enrolled (in recess of) 06/24/2021 [HB195 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB195-Amended.html

HB 195 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

05/27/2021   1708s

2021 SESSION

21-0361

04/11

 

HOUSE BILL 195

 

AN ACT adding display of a firearm as an exception to reckless conduct.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yakubovich, Merr. 24; Rep. Roy, Rock. 32; Rep. T. Lekas, Hills. 37; Rep. Rhodes, Ches. 15; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. DeSimone, Rock. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill inserts an exception to the crime of reckless conduct for the display of a firearm.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/27/2021   1708s 21-0361

04/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT adding display of a firearm as an exception to reckless conduct.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Reckless Conduct; Exception for Display of a Firearm.  Amend RSA 631:3 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.  The act of displaying a firearm shall not, in and of itself and without additional circumstances, constitute reckless conduct under this section.

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

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