Category: Crime and Public Safety
SB 9 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Prohibits the admission of evidence of a victim's sexual history in any appeal, unless the New Hampshire Supreme Court rules it should be admitted. This bill also broadly defines sexual history as "any conduct or behavior relating to sexual activities of the victim," including living arrangements, use of contraceptives, lifestyle, etc. Before amendments, this bill simply stated that no evidence of a victim’s sexual history could be admitted for an appeal.
Bill Sponsor: Kevin Avard
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 03/28/2017
Next Voting Date: Thu, 05/04/2017