2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LXII - CRIMINAL CODE
Chapter 631 - ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES
Section 631:3-a - Conduct Involving Laser Pointing Devices.
631:3-a Conduct Involving Laser Pointing Devices.
I. Any person who knowingly shines the beam of a laser pointing device at an occupied motor vehicle, window, or person shall be guilty of a violation and the laser pointing device shall be forfeited upon conviction.
II. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph I, any person who knowingly shines the beam of a laser pointing device at a law enforcement officer or law enforcement vehicle shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and the laser pointing device shall be forfeited upon conviction.
III. It shall be an affirmative defense under this section if the laser pointing device was used in an organized meeting or training class by the instructor or speaker. Nothing in this section shall be construed so as to limit the use of medical lasers by qualified medical personnel, or construction lasers used by construction personnel, or laser devices utilized by law enforcement personnel in the performance of their official duties.
Source. 1999, 230:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2000.
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