New Hampshire Action Alert: Privacy Bills up for Senate Vote

On Jan. 8, HB1533 was introduced to protect the electronic data of New Hampshire residents from unwarranted surveillence in the state.  It passed through the house and is scheduled to be voted upon in the senate on Apr. 24. A companion bill (HB1619) is also due for a vote in the senate on the same…

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New Hampshire House Bans Warrantless Tracking of Cell Phones

CONCORD, NH, March 19, 2014 – Last Wednesday, the New Hampshire house overwhelmingly approved a bill to ban the obtaining of cellphone location tracking information without a warrant. House Bill 1567 (HB1567) prohibits use of such information in civil or criminal proceedings, and bans tracking devices from being placed on the property of private citizens…

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New Hampshire Action Alert: Support HB1620 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying

HB1620, a bill in the New Hampshire house that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by law enforcement within the state, was introduced by Rep. Neal Kurk (R-Hillsborough) on Jan. 8. It was promptly referred to the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.

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New Hampshire Legislation would Ban Implementation of Common Core

House Bill 1508 “requires the state board of education to terminate all plans, programs, activities, and expenditures relative to the implementation of the common core state educational standards which have been adopted or may be adopted by the state board, including any assessments and instruction based upon such standards.”

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NH House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

From the Boston Globe: New Hampshire’s House voted Wednesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults, but the victory was followed immediately by the governor’s pledge to veto the bill adults to possess one-quarter ounce or less of the substance It also would decriminalize transporting less than one- quarter ounce of the…

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