HB306 (2009) Detail

Allowing towns to apply for certification of local building codes for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


HB 306 – AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0423

08/10

HOUSE BILL 306

AN ACT allowing towns to apply for certification of local building codes for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

SPONSORS: Rep. Leishman, Hills 3

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill allows towns to apply to the attorney general for certification of local building codes for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0423

08/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT allowing towns to apply for certification of local building codes for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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

1 New Section; Enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Amend RSA 31 by inserting after section 9-c the following new section:

31:9-d Enforcement of Americans with Disabilities Act. Town governing bodies may apply to the attorney general for certification that a local building code establishes accessibility requirements which meet or exceed the minimum accessibility requirements for public accommodations and commercial facilities. When applying for certification the town shall hold a public hearing at which the attorney general shall be present where the public shall have the opportunity to testify for or against certification.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB306 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB306 Revision: 12923 Date: Jan. 13, 2009, midnight

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