HB408 (2005) Detail

Relative to the sale of town-owned land.


CHAPTER 80

HB 408 – FINAL VERSION

2005 SESSION

05-0624

06/09

HOUSE BILL 408

AN ACT relative to the sale of town-owned land.

SPONSORS: Rep. Patten, Carr 4

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill reduces the time between the second public hearing and the selectmen’s vote on the sale of town-owned land from 10 days to 7 days.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0624

06/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to the sale of town-owned land.

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

80:1 Sale of Town-Owned Land; Period Before Vote Reduced. Amend RSA 41:14-a, I to read as follows:

I. If adopted in accordance with RSA 41:14-c, the selectmen shall have the authority to acquire or sell land, buildings, or both; provided, however, they shall first submit any such proposed acquisition or sale to the planning board and to the conservation commission for review and recommendation by those bodies, where a board or commission or both, exist. After the selectmen receive the recommendation of the planning board and the conservation commission, where a board or commission or both exist, they shall hold 2 public hearings at least 10 but not more than 14 days apart on the proposed acquisition or sale; provided, however, upon the written petition of 50 registered voters presented to the selectmen, prior to the selectmen's vote, according to the provisions of RSA 39:3, the proposed acquisition or sale shall be inserted as an article in the warrant for the town meeting. The selectmen's vote shall take place no sooner then [10] 7 days nor later than 14 days after the second public hearing which is held.

80:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: June 7, 2005)

(Effective Date: August 6, 2005)

Links

HB408 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB408 Revision: 8859 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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