What does NH RSA stand for?

New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated
The New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated, RSA’s, are the codified laws of the State of New Hampshire. They are published in hardbound volumes, plus an index volume. This page provides a description of the structure and organization of the statutes and links to the seven chapters of Title LXIV.

What is the NH right to Know Law?

The public’s right to know what its government is doing is a fundamental part of New Hampshire’s democracy. New Hampshire’s Constitution and the Right-to-Know law ensure that the public has reasonable access to meetings of public bodies and to governmental records.

Does NH have open meeting law?

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Anyone (not just local residents) must be permitted to attend any public meeting. They may take notes, tape record, take photos and videotape. However, “open to the public” does not mean that the Right to Know Law grants anyone the right to speak at the meeting.

What is a RSA law?

Laws in New Hampshire are called Revised Statutes Annotated, or RSAs. “Annotated” means including notes. RSAs include history, case law, and other relevant explanations at the end of each section.

What is a non meeting in NH?

A non-public meeting must have a public notice, but the meeting itself is not conducted in public. A non-public meeting must have minutes recorded, but those minutes may be sealed so that they are not available to the public. There must be a public record that the minutes of the non-public meeting were sealed.

What is a non meeting?

(ˌnɒnˈmiːtɪŋ) n. a gathering that does not constitute a meeting.

Is it illegal to pass on the right in NH?

The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle upon the right only under conditions permitting such movement in safety. Such movement shall not be made by driving off the roadway. Source.

What constitutes a threat in NH?

It is possible to be charged with criminal threatening in New Hampshire if a person places or moves any object or vandalizes property to threaten another person. An example of this might be if someone writes, paints, or otherwise leaves a statement that makes another person feel they have been threatened.

What is a simple assault charge in NH?

Simple assault in the State of New Hampshire is defined as unprivileged physical contact that results in bodily injury ( RSA 631:2-a Simple Assault). Unprivileged means without permission or unwanted. Therefore, any touch, slap, hit, poke, spit, or push could result in a simple assault charge.

What does RSA 91-a 1-A mean?

If the charter of any city or guidelines or rules of order of any body or agency described in RSA 91-A:1-a require a broader public access to official meetings and records than herein described, such charter provisions or guidelines or rules of order shall take precedence over the requirements of this chapter.

What is a meeting under RA 91-a 2-A?

RSA 91-A:2-a, I. 6 Meeting •“Meeting” means the convening of a quorum of the membership of a public body, or the majority of the members of such public body if the rules of that body define “quorum” as more than a majority of its members. 7 What Constitutes a Meeting?

Are You at New Hampshire’s RSA web site?

Note to people who came here via a search engine: You are not at New Hampshire’s RSA web site (follow the link above if you wish to be there). This folder has excerpts from a chapter of the NH RSAs that have some relevance to understanding and working with the state’s Division of Children, Youth, and Families.

What is the purpose of the preamble of 91 a 1?

91-A:1 Preamble. – Openness in the conduct of public business is essential to a democratic society. The purpose of this chapter is to ensure both the greatest possible public access to the actions, discussions and records of all public bodies, and their accountability to the people.