Bill Text - SB190 (2006)

(2nd New Title) establishing a committee to study affordable housing in New Hampshire.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

CHAPTER 210

SB 190-LOCAL – FINAL VERSION

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2006 SESSION

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SENATE BILL 190-LOCAL

AN ACT establishing a committee to study affordable housing in New Hampshire.

SPONSORS: Sen. D’Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Foster, Dist 13; Sen. Larsen, Dist 15; Sen. Martel, Dist 18; Sen. Burling, Dist 5; Rep. Craig, Hills 9; Rep. S. Scamman, Rock 13; Rep.¬†Barry, Hills 16

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study affordable housing in New Hampshire.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT establishing a committee to study affordable housing in New Hampshire.

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

210:1 Committee Established.

I. There is established a committee to study affordable housing in New Hampshire.

II. Membership and Compensation.

(a) The members of the committee shall be as follows:

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

(2) Three members of the house of representatives, including one member of the municipal and county government committee, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

III. Duties. The committee shall study adequate affordable housing in New Hampshire and other states, including the use of public and private partnerships. The committee’s objectives shall include, but not be limited to, recommending options to municipalities and the state for increasing the supply of affordable housing. These options may include recommendations that are in a community’s master plan and are related to zoning and planning ordinances and state incentives, such as tax credits to businesses and developers.

IV. 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.

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

210:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: June 1, 2006

Effective: June 1, 2006

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