HB1154 (2008) Detail

Establishing a commission to study flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed.


HB 1154 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2101

06/10

HOUSE BILL 1154

AN ACT establishing a commission to study flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed.

SPONSORS: Rep. French, Merr 5; Sen. Janeway, Dist 7

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a commission to study flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2101

06/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT establishing a commission to study flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed.

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

1 Commission Established. There is established a commission to study flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed.

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) The commissioner of the department of environmental services or designee.

(d) The commissioner of the department of transportation or designee.

(e) The commissioner of the department of insurance or designee.

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

3 Duties. The commission shall study factors that contributed to the repeated flooding in the town of Bradford, specifically Lake Massasecum, Lake Todd, and the watershed:

(a) Road and building construction.

(b) Silt deposits.

(c) Small dam removal.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study 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. Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The commission shall make an interim report on or before November 1, 2008 with a report of its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation, and a final report on or before November 1, 2009, 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.

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

Links

HB1154 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1154 Revision: 11356 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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