Bill Text - HB103 (2007)

(2nd New Title) establishing a commission to study the state highway trust fund and relative to the classification of certain roads in the town of Hooksett.


Revision: Jan. 11, 2010, midnight

CHAPTER 207

HB 103 – FINAL VERSION

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2007 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 103

AN ACT establishing a commission to study the state highway trust fund and relative to the classification of certain roads in the town of Hooksett.

SPONSORS: Rep. Bouchard, Merr 11; Rep. Cloutier, Sull 4; Rep. Graham, Hills 18

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill:

I. This bill establishes a commission to study the state highway trust fund.

II. Classifies 2 roads in the town of Hooksett.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

AN ACT establishing a commission to study the state highway trust fund and relative to the classification of certain roads in the town of Hooksett.

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

207:1 Commission Established. There is established a commission to study the state highway trust fund.

207:2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the commission 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.

(c) One person appointed by the governor.

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

207:3 Duties. The commission shall:

I. Review both the 10-year highway plan and the corresponding revenues to support the plan.

II. Make recommendations as to how the state will maintain its highway infrastructure as outlined in the 10-year highway plan.

III. Review and recommend alternatives for future highway funding and changes to the 10-year highway plan to make the plan fiscally sound and viable.

207:4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

207:5 Report. The commission 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, 2007.

207:6 New Section; Main Street in the town of Hooksett; Classification Changed to Class V. Main Street in the town of Hooksett, beginning at the intersection with the Connector Roadway and continuing to the intersection with U.S. Route 3 and New Hampshire Route 28 shall be reclassified as a class V highway.

207:7 New Section; Connector Roadway in the town of Hooksett; Classification. Upon completion and acceptance of the construction and transfer of right of way ownership to the state, the department shall accept the Connector Roadway as a class II highway with full responsibility for liability and maintenance, except that winter maintenance of sidewalks, regardless of the date of construction, shall be the responsibility of the town of Hooksett.

207:8 Effective Date.

I. Sections 1-5 shall take effect upon its passage.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: June 25, 2007

Effective: I. Sections 1-5 shall take effect June 25, 2007

II. Remainder shall take effect August 24, 2007

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