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New Hampshire Native

A Person Born in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Native

Adopted on July 14, 2002.

A New Hampshire native is someone who was born in the state of New Hampshire or someone born to a mother domiciled in the state of New Hampshire at the time of his or her birth. Adopted on July 14, 2002.

While there is no official recognition associated with the status, many people view the status as a source of pride.

New Hampshire Native

New Hampshire native is a status recognized by the state of New Hampshire which identifies people who were born in the state. The word native denotes someone who was born in a given place. New Hampshire RSA 3:23 (2002), defines a New Hampshire native as "someone who was born in the state of New Hampshire or someone born to a mother domiciled in the state of New Hampshire at the time of his or her birth." While there is no official recognition associated with the status, many people view the status as a source of pride.

New Hampshire Law

The law designating someone who was born in the state of New Hampshire or someone born to a mother domiciled in the state of New Hampshire at the time of his or her birth as an official New Hampshire state native is found in the New Hampshire Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 3, Section 3:23.

TITLE I
THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER 3
STATE EMBLEMS, FLAG, ETC.
Section 3:23
3:23 New Hampshire Native. -
I. A New Hampshire native is someone who was born in the state of New Hampshire or someone born to a mother domiciled in the state of New Hampshire at the time of his or her birth.
II. Nothing in this section shall affect official records.
III. No person who in good faith proclaims himself or herself to be a New Hampshire native pursuant to this section shall be charged with perjury.
Source. 2002, 189:1, eff. July 14, 2002.



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