HB401 (2005) Detail

Making an appropriation to the Seacoast Shipyard Association.


CHAPTER 34

HB 401-FN-A – FINAL VERSION

04/21/05 1110s

2005 SESSION

05-0538

08/10

HOUSE BILL 401-FN-A

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Seacoast Shipyard Association.

SPONSORS: Rep. Splaine, Rock 16; Rep. M. Blanchard, Rock 16; Rep. Norelli, Rock 16; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock 16; Rep. Cali-Pitts, Rock 16; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 24; Sen. Hassan, Dist 23

COMMITTEE: Finance

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill:

I. Appropriates an initial $40,000 to the state treasurer for the purpose of funding the Seacoast Shipyard Association.

II. Appropriates an additional $60,000 if the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is recommended to be closed.

III. Requires the Seacoast Shipyard Association to file 3 reports relative to how such appropriations are spent.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/21/05 1110s

05-0538

08/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Seacoast Shipyard Association.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

34:1 Purpose; Reports. The moneys appropriated in section 2 and section 3 if appropriate, of this act shall be used to preserve jobs at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and for long-term strategic planning in an effort to keep the shipyard open. The money shall also be used for long-term advocacy in Washington, D.C., potential legal fees, costs of publicity and promotion of efforts to save the shipyard, including, but not limited to, compilation of data and documentation, and production of informational print and video material. The person in charge of the Seacoast Shipyard Association shall make 3 reports detailing the manner in which the moneys are being expended on June 1, 2005, on June 30, 2006, and on June 30, 2007. The report shall be given to the senate president, the speaker of the house of representatives, and the governor. The cities and towns within the range of economic influence of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard are encouraged to appropriate funds from within their budgets to build a fund if the closure of the base is again threatened.

34:2 Appropriation. The sum of $40,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, is appropriated to the state treasurer for the purpose of funding the Seacoast Shipyard Association for the purposes of section 1 of this act. The funds appropriated in this section shall not lapse until June 30, 2007. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

34:3 Contingent Appropriation. The sum of $60,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, is appropriated to the state treasurer for the purpose of funding the Seacoast Shipyard Association for the purposes of section 1 of this act. The funds appropriated in this section shall not lapse until June 30, 2007. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

34:4 Contingency. If the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is listed on the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) list, due to be published by the Department of Defense on or about May 16, 2005, as a facility recommended or scheduled to be closed, then section 3 of this act shall take effect. If the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is not listed on the BRAC list, then section 3 of this act shall not take effect.

34:5 Effective Date.

I. Section 3 of this act shall take effect as provided in section 4 of this act.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

(Approved: May 10, 2005)

(Effective Date: I. Section 3 shall take effect as provided in section 4.

II. Remainder shall take effect May 10, 2005)

Links

HB401 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB401 Revision: 8853 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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