HB 1263 – AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

14Mar2012… 0189h

2012 SESSION

12-2144

05/01

HOUSE BILL 1263

AN ACT relative to the termination of tenancy and repealing the requirement that landlords of restricted residential property provide service of process information.

SPONSORS: Rep. Giuda, Merr 7; Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Mirski, Graf 10; Rep. Ingbretson, Graf 5; Rep. LeBrun, Hills 26; Sen. De Blois, Dist 18

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill:

I. Permits a lessor or owner of restricted property to terminate a tenancy upon the expiration, rightful termination, or rescission of the term of a lease or other agreement of tenancy.

II. Repeals the requirement that landlords of restricted residential property provide service of process information to the municipality in which the property is located.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14Mar2012… 0189h

12-2144

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to the termination of tenancy and repealing the requirement that landlords of restricted residential property provide service of process information.

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

1 New Subparagraph; Grounds for Termination of Tenancy; Expiration of Lease Term. Amend RSA 540:2, II by inserting after subparagraph (f) the following new subparagraph:

(g) Expiration or rightful termination of the term of a lease or other agreement of tenancy, or the rescission of any such lease or agreement.

2 Repeal. RSA 540:1-b, relative to the requirement that landlords of restricted residential property provide service of process information to the municipality, is repealed.

3 Effective Date.

I. Section 1 of this act shall take effect January 1, 2013.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.