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Legal Statutes: New Hampshire

UPDATED August 17, 2016

New Hampshire Statutes

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Chapter 631. Assault and Related Offenses

back to top631:3. Reckless Conduct

I. A person is guilty of reckless conduct if he recklessly engages in conduct which places or may place another in danger of serious bodily injury.

II. Reckless conduct is a class B felony if the person uses a deadly weapon as defined in RSA 625:11, V. All other reckless conduct is a misdemeanor.

III. A person convicted of a class B felony offense under this section shall not be subject to the provisions of RSA 651:2, II-g.

IV. Upon proof that the victim and defendant were intimate partners or family or household members, as those terms are defined in RSA 631:2-b, III, a conviction under this section shall be recorded as “Reckless Conduct--Domestic Violence.”

Source. 1971, 518:1. 1994, 187:1. 2006, 163:2, eff. Jan. 1, 2007. 2014, 152:5, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.