HB407 (2005) Detail

Relative to licensing of dogs.


HB 407-FN-LOCAL – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0621

08/04

HOUSE BILL 407-FN-LOCAL

AN ACT relative to licensing of dogs.

SPONSORS: Rep. Patten, Carr 4

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill increases dog licensing fees.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0621

08/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to licensing of dogs.

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

1 Licensing of Dogs; Fees. Amend RSA 466:4, I(a) to read as follows:

(a) The fee for every license for a year or portion of a year shall be:

(1) [$4.50] $6.50 for dogs at least 4 months old but less than 7 months old which are not spayed or neutered and [$4.50] $6.50 for a neutered male or spayed female dog 7 months old or older; provided, however, that the owner or keeper of such spayed female dog or neutered male dog shall comply with the provisions of RSA 466:1-a to the satisfaction of the clerk of the town or city in which such dog is owned or kept; or

(2) [$7] $9 for any unneutered male or unspayed female dog 7 months old or older.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2005.

LBAO

05-0621

1/6/05

HB 407-FN-LOCAL - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT relative to licensing of dogs.

FISCAL IMPACT:

      The Department of Agriculture has determined this bill may increase local revenue by $304,000 in FY 2006 and each year thereafter. There will be no fiscal impact on state, county and local expenditures or state and county revenues.

METHODOLOGY:

    The Department stated there are approximately 152,000 dogs licensed with the town clerks each year in New Hampshire. This bill raises the licensing fees for dogs by $2. The city or town collecting the dog tax will keep the $2 increase.

Links

HB407 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB407 Revision: 8858 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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