TITLE LI
COURTS

Chapter 505
THE STATE REPORTER AND REPORTS

Section 505:1

    505:1 Appointment. – The supreme court shall appoint a suitable person to be reporter of its decisions, and may remove him at pleasure. Before entering upon his duties, he shall be sworn.

Source. CS 188:2. 1850, 961:2. 1855, 1659:32. GS 200:1. GL 219:1. 1879, 57:29. 1883, 109:7. PS 214:1. PL 326:1. RL 382:1.

Section 505:2

    505:2 Repealed by 1981, 328:3, XVI, eff. Aug. 16, 1981. –

Section 505:3

    505:3 Repealed by 1981, 328:3, XVII, eff. Aug. 16, 1981. –

Section 505:4

    505:4 Repealed by 1981, 328:3, XVIII, eff. Aug. 16, 1981. –

Section 505:5

    505:5 Repealed by 1981, 328:3, XIX, eff. Aug. 16, 1981. –

Section 505:6

    505:6 Repealed by 1981, 328:3, XX, eff. Aug. 16, 1981. –

Section 505:7

    505:7 Publication. – The reporter shall, as soon as practicable after a decision is announced, publish a report of each case in which an opinion is furnished by the court. The report shall include the opinion furnished by the court.

Source. CS 188:6. 1850, 961:6. GS 200:4. GL 219:4. 1883, 109:3. PS 214:7. PL 326:7. RL 382:7. 2007, 51:1, eff. May 21, 2007.

Section 505:8

    505:8 Style, Etc. of Reports. – The reports shall be published in volumes entitled "New Hampshire Reports," and shall give the extreme dates of the decisions on the title page. The size, style, and price of the volumes shall be prescribed by the justices of the court.

Source. CS 188:6. 1850, 961:6. 1855, 1659:32. 1862, 2597:1. GS 200:5. GL 219:2, 5. 1876, 25:8. PS 214:8, 9. 1893, 67:7. 1921, 43:1. PL 326:8. RL 382:8.

Section 505:9

    505:9 Sale of Reports. – The reporter shall publish the reports and provide for the sale thereof, and may dispose of the copyright as he shall deem expedient.

Source. CS 188:6. 1850, 961:6. GS 200:4. GL 219:4. PS 214:10. 1921, 43:1. PL 326:9. RL 382:9.

Section 505:10

    505:10 Disposal of Proceeds. – The reporter shall pay each month to the state treasurer all money received from such sales and from subscriptions.

Source. CS 188:6. 1850, 961:6. GS 200:4. GL 219:4. PS 214:10. 1921, 43:1. PL 326:10. RL 382:10.

Section 505:11

    505:11 Distribution of Court Reports. – The reporter shall, unless otherwise directed by the chief justice of the supreme court, send one copy of the court reports to each of the following officers and bodies: Justices and clerks of the supreme and superior courts, the office of clerk in each county, state reporter, each free public library established under the laws of the state, the department of justice, the clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Library of Congress at Washington, the judge and clerk of the District Court of the United States for the District of New Hampshire, and the state library of each state of the United States with which the New Hampshire law library or state library maintains an exchange agreement covering court reports. The residue may be drawn upon by the law library or the state library for their own use or for additional exchange agreements. The law library or state library may recover all sets and/or partial sets of court reports located within those towns closing their free public libraries or desiring to dispose of court reports furnished under this section. The law library or state library may establish full sets in public libraries open daily agreeing to make them available to all the people in the geographic area. The reclaimed sets shall be placed in the stock held by the reporter.

Source. 1921, 43:1. PL 326:11. RL 382:11. RSA 505:11. 1957, 65:1. 1970, 14:3. 1973, 18:1. 1994, 7:5, eff. April 5, 1994. 2011, 88:20, eff. July 1, 2011.

Section 505:12

    505:12 Salary. – The annual salary of the reporter, as prescribed by statute, shall be in full compensation for the performance of all duties as reporter.

Source. 1883, 109:8. PS 214:12. 1903, 7:1. PL 326:13. RL 382:12. 1947, 33:1. 1953, 265:1. RSA 505:12. 1970, 48:7, eff. July 3, 1970.

Section 505:13

    505:13 Fees. – For the benefit of the general fund of the state, there shall be paid to the reporter for any service rendered by the reporter such fees as shall from time to time be established by the court.

Source. 1970, 48:8, eff. July 3, 1970.