Date: 
Mar 02, 2015

New Hampshire children are back to school after their February vacation, and New Hampshire lawmakers are back to work too in Concord after their week off.

A slew of activity is expected this week as representatives and senators tackle a host of bills covering a host of issues important to the Granite State.

Date: 
Mar 02, 2015

New Hampshire's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is planning to send several proposals to the full House this week that would ban municipalities from restricting where sex offenders can live.

Date: 
Mar 02, 2015

Rep. Tim Robertson (D-Keene) is sponsoring HB 263, a bill prohibiting local residency restrictions for sex offenders.

The New Hampshire state police support the bill, arguing that residency restrictions make offenders harder to track by forcing them underground.

Date: 
Sep 01, 2015

The rape trial of St. Paul’s student Owen Labrie has drawn attention to New Hampshire’s law against using the internet to solicit sex with a minor.

Date: 
Feb 13, 2016

HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, with a hearing scheduled for Wednesday February 17. Currently, there are no state-level restrictions on where sex offenders may live.

Date: 
Aug 04, 2016

New York is working to bar sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go. The state has asked the game developer to block players from a list of sex offenders, and to remove game locations near offenders' homes.

Pokemon Go is a mobile game that requires players to travel the real world to "catch" Pokemon creatures.

Date: 
Jan 27, 2016

This year the Legislature will consider several bills related to the sex offender registry.

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