HB1493 (2006) Detail

Declaring that groundwater is part of the public trust.


HB 1493 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2521

06/01

HOUSE BILL 1493

AN ACT declaring that groundwater is part of the public trust.

SPONSORS: Rep. Spang, Straf 7; Rep. Cilley, Straf 3; Rep. Phinizy, Sull 5; Rep. Powers, Rock 16; Sen. Green, Dist 6; Sen. Burling, Dist 5; Sen. Johnson, Dist 2; Sen. Larsen, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 24

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

ANALYSIS

This bill declares that groundwater is part of the public trust.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2521

06/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT declaring that groundwater is part of the public trust.

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

1 New Section; Groundwater Held in Public Trust. Amend RSA 485-C by inserting after section 1 the following new section:

485-C:1-a Groundwater Part of Public Trust. The groundwater underlying the state of New Hampshire is held in trust by the state for the benefit of the general public.

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

Links

HB1493 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1493 Revision: 9765 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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