HB1168 (2008) Detail

(New Title) relative to acceptance of property donated to towns and village districts and extending the time for the city of Rochester to commit to acquiring Skyhaven airport.


CHAPTER 24

HB 1168 – FINAL VERSION

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HOUSE BILL 1168

AN ACT relative to acceptance of property donated to towns and village districts and extending the time for the city of Rochester to commit to acquiring Skyhaven airport.

SPONSORS: Rep. Manney, Hills 7

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill:

I. Requires selectmen or board of commissioners to hold public hearings on the acceptance of gifts to the municipality valued at $5,000 or more.

II. Requires notice of gifts valued at less than $5,000 if no public meeting is held.

III. Extends the time for the city of Rochester to commit to acquiring Skyhaven airport.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

AN ACT relative to acceptance of property donated to towns and village districts and extending the time for the city of Rochester to commit to acquiring Skyhaven airport.

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

24:1 Acceptance of Personal Property Donated to Towns and Village Districts. Amend RSA 31:95-e, II to read as follows:

II. Prior to the acceptance of any such gift with a value of [over $500] $5,000 or more, the selectmen or board of commissioners shall hold a public hearing on the proposed acceptance. For gifts with a value of [$500 or] less than $5,000, a public hearing on the proposed acceptance shall be at the discretion of the selectmen or board of commissioners. If no public hearing is held, the board of selectmen or board of commissioners shall post notice of the gift in the agenda and shall include notice in the minutes of the board of selectmen or board of commissioners meeting at which such gift is discussed. The acceptance of gifts under this paragraph shall be made in public session of any regular board of selectmen or board of commissioners meeting.

24:2 Operation of Skyhaven Airport by the Pease Development Authority; Contingency. Amend 2007, 342:2 to read as follows:

342:2 Contingency; Operation of Skyhaven Airport by the Pease Development Authority. Notwithstanding the provisions of 1998, 317:1, if the city of Rochester has not legally committed on or before[ March 1] May 30, 2008 to acquire Skyhaven airport no later than July 1, 2008, the department of transportation shall negotiate a lease with the Pease development authority for operation of the Skyhaven airport, with the approval of the long range capital planning and utilization committee and the governor and council. The lease shall be completed by July 1, 2008.

24:3 Effective Date.

I. Section 1 of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: May 12, 2008

Effective Date: I. Section 1 shall take effect July 11, 2008.

II. Remainder shall take effect May 12, 2008.

Links

HB1168 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1168 Revision: 11371 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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