PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
LITTER CONTROL LAW
I. Any person violating the provisions of RSA 163-B:3, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, or, in lieu thereof, in the sound discretion of any court in which conviction is obtained, any such person may be directed by the judge of such court to pick up and remove from any public street or highway or public or private right-of-way, or public beach or public park, or with prior permission of the legal owner or tenant in lawful possession of such property, any private property upon which it has been established by competent evidence that he has deposited litter, any and all litter deposited thereon by anyone prior to the date of execution of sentence.
I-a. Any fines collected under this section for littering in coastal waters or beaches and for abandoning fishing gear shall be credited to the derelict fishing gear and coastal cleanup fund established in RSA 211:77.
II. The court is hereby directed to publish the names of persons convicted of violating the provisions of RSA 163-B:3.
Source. 1971, 144:1. 1973, 90:1; 528:90, eff. Oct. 31, 1973 at 11:59 p.m. 2021, 208:2, Pt. V, Sec. 2, eff. Aug. 10, 2021.