Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Chairman: Daryl Abbas
VChairman: Terry Roy
Clerk: Scott Wallace
Secretary: Karen Karwocki
Researcher: Bradley Greenland
Location: LOB Room 204
Phone: 603-271-3529

There are 93 bills originally referred to this committee

Title: relating to personal liberty. Providing that adults shall have the right to possess cannabis for personal consumption.
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01/20/2022 02:00 PM
Title: relating to the use, sale, or cultivation of cannabis. Providing that the state shall make no law prohibiting the use, sale, or cultivation of cannabis for persons over 18 years of age.
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01/20/2022 02:30 PM
Title: relating to cannabis. Providing that all adults have the right to possess, use, and cultivate cannabis, subject to regulation by the legislature.
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01/20/2022 03:00 PM
Title: relative to the reversal or forgiveness of emergency order violations.
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01/27/2021 09:00 AM
Title: relative to post-arrest photo distribution by law enforcement officers.
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02/17/2021 09:00 AM
Title: relative to assault against an elderly person.
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03/01/2021 09:00 AM
Title: adding trespass as an exception to the charge of criminal threatening.
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03/03/2021 03:15 PM
Title: relative to the use of deadly force in defense of another.
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02/05/2021 01:30 PM
Title: relative to incarceration under a suspended sentence.
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03/03/2021 01:30 PM
Title: relative to the legalization and regulation of cannabis and making appropriations therefor.
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01/27/2021 11:00 AM
Title: prohibiting provocations based on a victim’s actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation from being used as a defense in manslaughter cases.
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03/01/2021 02:30 PM
Title: requiring law enforcement officers to use body-worn cameras and establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to purchase body-worn cameras.
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02/08/2021 10:30 AM
Title: relative to the state preemption of the regulation of firearms and ammunition.
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02/10/2021 11:00 AM
Title: relative to driving with a suspended license.
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03/10/2021 10:30 AM
Title: relative to employment restrictions for registered sex offenders.
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02/26/2021 11:45 AM
Title: relative to eyewitness identification procedures.
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02/26/2021 09:00 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to the payment of bail commissioners.
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02/05/2021 09:00 AM
Title: relative to the fine for the sale or possession of cannabis.
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03/01/2021 01:30 PM
Title: relative to victims compensation fund eligibility.
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03/03/2021 02:30 PM
Title: requiring notice to the public before immigration checkpoints are conducted.
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02/10/2021 02:30 PM
Title: relative to the portion of a minimum sentence to be served to be eligible for parole.
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03/03/2021 09:45 AM
Title: relative to manslaughter and the use of deadly force in circumstances involving the sale or use of a controlled drug or controlled drug analog.
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03/01/2021 02:30 PM
Title: requiring law enforcement agencies to gather and analyze certain demographic information.
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02/10/2021 01:45 PM
Title: relative to the home cultivation of cannabis plants and the possession of certain cannabis-infused products.
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01/27/2021 11:00 AM
Title: banning a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a juvenile convicted of homicide.
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03/10/2021 11:45 AM
Title: relative to penalties for failure to provide information after an animal injury.
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01/28/2022 02:00 PM
Title: (New Title) relative to criminal mischief.
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01/19/2022 11:15 AM
Title: establishing criminal penalties for harming or threatening to harm an essential worker.
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01/19/2022 12:00 PM
Title: relative to impeding, provoking, or harassing law enforcement officers.
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01/19/2022 09:45 AM
Title: establishing the crime of undermining legislative process by false claim of emergency.
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01/19/2022 09:00 AM
Title: prohibiting law enforcement from encrypting public frequencies.
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01/14/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to limitations on prosecution for first degree assault.
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01/21/2022 09:00 AM
Title: establishing a criminal penalty for denying an elected school district official access to any school district facilities, documents, or events.
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02/23/2022 01:45 PM
Title: relative to ignition lock requirements.
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02/23/2022 10:00 AM
Title: prohibiting open carrying or display of a deadly weapon within 100 feet of a polling place.
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01/26/2022 02:15 PM
Title: relative to earned time credits.
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02/09/2022 02:15 PM
Title: relative to the prescribed manner of posting land.
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01/28/2022 11:15 AM
Title: relative to the circumstances constituting criminal threatening.
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01/19/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to posthumous exonerations and annulments.
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01/19/2022 02:00 PM
Title: relative to a motor vehicle exception to criminal restraint or false imprisonment and relative to civil immunity and physical force in defense of a person.
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02/23/2022 11:30 AM
Title: prohibiting the display of a deadly weapon at a parade, funeral procession, picket line, march, rally, vigil, or demonstration.
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01/26/2022 01:30 PM
Title: relative to recording interactions with public officials.
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01/28/2022 09:45 AM
Title: relative to reducing the penalty for sex work within one's own home.
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01/21/2022 12:00 PM
Title: prohibiting the state from enforcing any federal statute, regulation, or Presidential Executive Order that restricts or regulates the right of the people to keep and bear arms. 
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01/26/2022 11:30 AM
Title: relative to the definition of "residual amount" in the controlled drug act.
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01/12/2022 10:00 PM
Title: reducing the penalty for first offense drug possession and repealing certain mandatory minimum sentences.
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01/12/2022 01:45 PM
Title: relative to interlock devices.
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02/23/2022 09:00 AM
Title: relative to restrictions on enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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01/21/2022 02:15 PM
Title: relative to access to firearms confiscated from a person who is subject to a protective order.
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01/26/2022 03:15 PM
Title: relative to the records of communication common carriers.
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01/28/2022 02:30 PM
Title: (New Title) relative to the forfeiture of items used in connection with a drug offense.
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01/12/2022 11:15 AM
Title: relative to personal possession of marijuana.
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01/20/2022 11:30 AM
Title: prohibiting the discharge of a firearm in the direction of a building, livestock, or pets.
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01/26/2022 10:30 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to the definition of a "way" for the purposes of driving under the influence of drugs or liquor and administrative license suspensions.
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02/23/2022 10:45 AM
Title: relative to the parole board and the procedure for medical parole of prisoners.
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02/09/2022 01:30 PM
Title: relative to the definition of "domestic violence" and relative to criminal convictions for domestic violence.
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01/21/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to the legalization of a certain amount of cannabis.
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01/20/2022 12:00 PM
Title: decriminalizing the possession and use of psilocybin mushrooms.
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01/20/2022 09:00 AM
Title: relative to penalties for controlled drug violations.
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01/12/2022 02:15 PM
Title: establishing a penalty for any person who transports a controlled drug into New Hampshire with the intent to distribute.
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01/12/2022 10:30 PM
Title: relative to the unsolicited disclosure of an intimate image.
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01/21/2022 11:15 AM
Title: relative to penalties for nonviolent drug offenses and repealing the criminal penalties for possession of drug paraphernalia.
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01/12/2022 02:45 PM
Title: prohibiting law enforcement from using the scent of marijuana as probable cause for a search.
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01/21/2022 01:45 PM
Title: requiring the state police to submit an annual report on traffic violations.
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01/14/2022 09:00 AM
Title: relative to penalties for poisoning dogs.
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01/28/2022 01:15 PM
Title: relative to the legalization of cannabis.
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01/28/2022 09:00 AM
Title: relative to the enforcement authority of liquor enforcement officers.
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01/14/2022 09:45 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to release of a defendant pending trial.
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02/09/2022 11:00 AM
Title: relative to the use of physical force by a law enforcement officer.
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01/14/2022 03:45 PM
Title: relative to the drug forfeiture fund.
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01/12/2022 11:30 PM
Title: relative to the parole of certain prisoners.
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02/09/2022 03:00 PM
Title: relative to the removal of certain information from the New Hampshire state police website.
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01/14/2022 01:30 PM
Title: relative to recording custodial interrogations.
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01/14/2022 02:00 PM
Title: increasing fines for littering and directing revenues to the fish and game department.
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01/28/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to exemptions from prosecution for victims of human trafficking.
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01/21/2022 09:45 AM
Title: legalizing the possession and use of cannabis.
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03/03/2022 01:00 PM
Title: relative to the use of body cameras by law enforcement during an interview or interrogation.
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01/14/2022 03:00 PM
Title: relative to prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile.
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01/26/2022 09:00 AM
Title: requiring a background check prior to any commercial firearm sale.
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01/26/2022 09:45 AM
Title: establishing the law enforcement conduct review committee in the New Hampshire police standards and training council and making an appropriation therefor.
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01/14/2022 11:15 AM
Title: relative to increasing the penalty for criminal mischief, the release of a defendant pending trial, and requiring law enforcement candidate background checks.
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04/21/2021 11:30 AM
Title: establishing a committee to study the issue of unmarried cohabitants, domestic partnerships, and common law marriage.
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04/06/2022 09:00 AM
Title: requiring notice of arrest to a probation and parole officer.
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04/06/2022 10:00 AM
Title: (New Title) establishing a committee to clarify the intent of RSA 644:9 relative to violation of privacy.
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04/06/2022 10:45 AM
Title: relative to the release of a defendant pending trial.
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04/06/2022 01:45 PM
Title: (New Title) relative to the penalty for escape and relative to home cultivation of cannabis plants and the possession of certain cannabis-infused products.
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04/08/2022 01:45 PM
Title: (Second New Title) relative to the reimbursement of sheriffs offices for prisoner custody and control.
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04/08/2022 09:00 AM
Title: relative to the penalties for various motor vehicle violations.
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04/13/2022 09:30 AM
Title: requiring that bail commissioners be reimbursed for mileage traveled in the performance of their duties.
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04/08/2022 02:30 PM
Title: (New Title) relative to creating a board to review police incidents involving citizens affected by mental health issues.
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04/08/2022 09:45 AM
Title: relative to the use of restraints on pregnant women in the custody of a state or county correctional facility.
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04/06/2022 11:30 AM
Title: (Fifth New Title) making appropriations to the department of transportation for local highway aid and to the body-worn and dashboard camera fund, and permitting the department of transportation to operate dash cameras in fleet vehicles.
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04/26/2022 11:00 AM
Title: establishing a law enforcement conduct review committee in the police standards and training council and making an appropriation therefor.
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04/08/2022 11:15 AM