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February 2, 2012

My Opinion: February 2, 2012

RAYMOND — This column is a continuation with the passed bills from the early sessions of January 4 and 5. These are all still retained bills from last year.

HB-162-FN - relative to capital murder for purposely causing the death of another. This bill only gives the option of seeking a death penalty and is not mandatory for someone who chose to take the life of another. Bill tabled RC 176-153.

HB-217-FN - including "unborn child" in the definition of "another" for the purpose of first and second degree murder, manslaughter, and negligent homicide. This bill will include "fetus" in RSA 630, adding definitions: (a) "Conception" means the fusion of a human spermatozoon with a human ovum. (b) "Unborn child" means the female reproductive condition of having an unborn in the woman's body. A-2781h yes VV,

A-0047h no RC 139-201, A 0010h yes VV, OTP-A yes RC 213-125.

HB-334 - relative to the state's authority to prohibit or regulate firearms, firearms components, ammunition, firearms, and knives. This bill adds knives to RSA 159:26and codifies that the General Court shall have exclusive authority and jurisdiction over the sale, ownership, transportation, and use of firearms and knives. A-2563h yes VV, OTP-A yes RC 180-144.

HB-486-FN - relative to penalties for alcohol ignition interlock circumvention. This bill creates an enhanced penalty for those who violate the alcohol ignition interlock device installed by court order. A-2577h yes VV, OTP-A yes RC 259-48.

HB-536-FN - relative to the natural right to carry a firearm, openly or concealed, without a license. Bill will increase the length of time between license renewals to 5 years. It also makes the pistol/revolver license optional and allows anyone to carry a concealed firearm without a pistol/revolver license. A-2679h yes VV, OTP-A yes RC 193-122.

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  • Charles Anthony "Chuck" Carnival, 79

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  • Francis M. Lurvey, 76

    Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

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  • Norman R. Cote

    Atkinson, NH — Norman R. Cote, of Atkinson, was called to his heavenly home on June 16, 2014, following a period of declining health.

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  • Frederick M. Hopper, 64

    Epping, NH — Frederick Michael Hopper, of Epping, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Alice Hopper, he is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Joann Peatfield; daughters, Shay Belair and Jayne Pond; sons-in-law, Adam Belair and James Pond; mother, Arlene Hopper; father and stepmother, Frederick S. and Barbara Hopper; siblings, Susan Hardy, Stephan Hopper, Scott Hopper, and Sherri Chagnon; grandsons, Benjamin Belair, Jonathan Belair and Jackson Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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