Bill Text: NH HB334 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relative to prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile and relative to the procedure for conducting firearm background checks.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2021-08-11 - Vetoed by Governor Sununu 08/10/2021 [HB334 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB334-Introduced.html

HB 334  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0354

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 334

 

AN ACT relative to prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Nunez, Hills. 37; Rep. Kelsey, Hills. 7; Rep. Silber, Belk. 2; Rep. Rhodes, Ches. 15; Rep. Gorski, Hills. 7; Rep. Kofalt, Hills. 4; Rep. Roy, Rock. 32; Sen. Daniels, Dist 11; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill creates an exception to the prohibition on carrying a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile for any person carrying a pistol or revolver who is not prohibited from possessing a firearm by a New Hampshire statute.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0354

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile.

 

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

 

1  Off Highway Recreational Vehicles; Loaded Firearms Prohibited.  Amend RSA 215-A:20 to read as follows:

215-A:20  Loaded Firearms Forbidden.  No person shall carry on an OHRV, or a trailer towed by same, any firearms unless said firearm is unloaded.  This section shall not apply to law enforcement officers carrying firearms in the course of duty or to [pistols carried under a permit issued pursuant to the authority of RSA 159] any person carrying a pistol or revolver who is not prohibited from possessing a firearm by a New Hampshire statute.

2  Snowmobiles; Loaded Firearms Forbidden.  Amend RSA 215-C:35 to read as follows:

215-C:35  Loaded Firearms Forbidden.  No person shall carry on a snowmobile, or a trailer towed by same, any firearms unless said firearm is unloaded.  This section shall not apply to law enforcement officers carrying firearms in the course of duty or to [pistols carried under a permit issued pursuant to the authority of RSA 159] any person carrying a pistol or revolver who is not prohibited from possessing a firearm by a New Hampshire statute.

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

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