New Bonding Requirements for New Hampshire Private Investigative Agencies

By Vic Lance

A new bill that is currently being discussed in New Hampshire may change the licensing requirements for private investigators, security guards, and bail bondsmen in the state.

House Bill 115 was introduced in the New Hampshire House on December 26, 2018 and had its first public hearing at the end of January 2019. If enacted, it would alter the bonding criteria that applicants have to fulfill prior to launching their legal operations. More specifically, it would set the surety bond requirement to be no less than $50,000.

Below you can find out what the legal changes would be for New Hampshire security professionals if the bill becomes law, and how to stay compliant.

The proposed changes in House Bill 115

Private investigators, security guards, and bail bondsmen in New Hampshire have to undergo a licensing process with the state Department of Safety before they can launch operations. They have to meet a range of criteria set by the state authority which ensure that they are suitable for conducting such investigative and security services.

Posting a surety bond is among the obligatory requirements. It is a safety mechanism that many professionals across the country have to provide. Its purpose is to ensure that licensees will comply …read more

Source:: Private Invest