HB117 (2007) Detail

Creating an exception for the storage of black gunpowder by historical reenactors and certain nonprofit entities.


CHAPTER 70

HB 117 – FINAL VERSION

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2007 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 117

AN ACT creating an exception for the storage of black gunpowder by historical reenactors and certain nonprofit entities.

SPONSORS: Rep. L. Hammond, Graf 11; Rep. Welch, Rock 8; Rep. Ferland, Sull 5

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill allows for the use and storage of black powder by an association or nonprofit entity organized to conduct historical reenactments, portrayals, or demonstrations.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21Feb2007… 0053h

07-0216

04/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seven

AN ACT creating an exception for the storage of black gunpowder by historical reenactors and certain nonprofit entities.

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

70:1 Explosives and Explosive Substances; Exceptions. Amend RSA 158:39 to read as follows:

158:39 Exceptions.

I. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall apply to the regular military or naval forces or coast guard of the United States, or any federal agency, or the duly authorized militia of this state, nor to the police or fire departments of this state, provided they are acting within their official capacity and in the proper performance of their duties.

II. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall apply to explosives while being transported by certified carriers in motor vehicles, railroad cars, or vessels in conformity with the regulations adopted by [the interstate commerce commission or the United States Coast Guard] the federal government.

III. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall apply to black powder used by an association or nonprofit entity organized to conduct historical reenactments, portrayals, or demonstrations, or to the storage of up to 50 pounds of black powder by such an association or entity, provided the black powder is contained and stored in accordance with department of safety rules.

70:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: June 11, 2007

Effective: June 11, 2007

Links

HB117 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB117 Revision: 10443 Date: Jan. 11, 2010, midnight

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