TITLE LXII
CRIMINAL CODE

CHAPTER 630
HOMICIDE

Section 630:2

    630:2 Manslaughter. –
I. A person is guilty of manslaughter when he causes the death of another:
(a) Under the influence of extreme mental or emotional disturbance caused by extreme provocation but which would otherwise constitute murder; or
(b) Recklessly.
II. Manslaughter shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of not more than 30 years.
III. In addition to any other penalty imposed, if the death of another person resulted from the driving of a motor vehicle, the court may revoke the license or driving privilege of the convicted person indefinitely. In a case in which alcohol was involved, the court may also require that the convicted person shall not have a license to drive reinstated until after the division of motor vehicles receives certification of installation of an ignition interlock device as described in RSA 265-A:36, which shall remain in place for a period not to exceed 5 years.

Source. 1971, 518:1. 1974, 34:3. 1979, 126:4. 2000, 318:1, eff. June 21, 2000. 2017, 243:3, eff. July 18, 2017.