HB1176 (2006) Detail

Establishing a committee to study statutes relating to railroads.


HB 1176 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2219

06/10

HOUSE BILL 1176

AN ACT establishing a committee to study statutes relating to railroads.

SPONSORS: Rep. Danforth, Merr 6; Sen. Green, Dist 6

COMMITTEE: Transportation

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study statutes relating to railroads.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2219

06/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT establishing a committee to study statutes relating to railroads.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study state statutes relating to railroads.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3 Duties. The committee shall review, revise, update, and purge all New Hampshire statutes covering railroad operation, rights of way, property rights, and such other railroad statutes as the committee may find relevant.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2006.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1176 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1176 Revision: 9454 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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