HB1207 (2008) Detail

Relative to standards for highway and bridge construction.


CHAPTER 143

HB 1207 – FINAL VERSION

2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1207

AN ACT relative to standards for highway and bridge construction.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cloutier, Sull 4

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

ANALYSIS

This bill:

I. Requires compliance with standards in department of transportation manuals for highway and bridge construction.

II. Allows the commissioner of transportation to adopt such manuals by reference.

This bill is a request of the department of transportation.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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06/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to standards for highway and bridge construction.

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

143:1 Bridge Design Requirements. Amend RSA 234:5 to read as follows:

234:5 Application; Compliance With Certain Standards.

I. The selectmen of a town, the mayor of a city, or the county commissioners for an unincorporated place may annually apply to the commissioner of transportation in the manner prescribed by the commissioner for bridge aid on a class II, IV, or V highway.

II. The commissioner of transportation shall require that the highway design be in compliance with standards set forth in department of transportation manuals relating to bridge and highway construction and may adopt such manuals by reference.

143:2 Highway Design Requirements. Amend 235:14 to read as follows:

235:14 Application for State Aid; Compliance With Certain Standards.

I. A city or town may apply to the commissioner of transportation for state aid on or before the first day of May in each year in the manner prescribed by [him and such] the commissioner. The application shall state that such city or town has raised, appropriated, or set aside its contribution required for state aid.

II. The commissioner of transportation shall require that the highway design be in compliance with standards set forth in department of transportation manuals relating to bridge and highway construction and may adopt such manuals by reference.

143:3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: June 6, 2008

Effective Date: August 5, 2008

Links

HB1207 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1207 Revision: 11408 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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