HB1586 (2012) Detail

Relative to the acquisition of land for conservation purposes.


HB 1586 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2414

08/04

HOUSE BILL 1586

AN ACT relative to the acquisition of land for conservation purposes.

SPONSORS: Rep. Mirski, Graf 10

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the selectmen of a town to hold public meetings before the acquisition of land or a lesser interest in land for conservation purposes.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2414

08/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to the acquisition of land for conservation purposes.

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

1 New Paragraph; Acquisition of Property by Municipalities. Amend RSA 41:14-a by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

III. When the acquisition of land or a lesser interest in land for the purposes of conservation under RSA 36-A:4 is considered, the selectmen shall hold 2 public hearings at least 10 but not more than 14 days apart on the proposed acquisition or sale; provided, however, upon the written petition of 50 registered voters presented to the selectmen, prior to the selectmen’s vote, according to the provisions of RSA 39:3, the proposed acquisition or sale shall be inserted as an article in the warrant for the town meeting. The selectmen’s vote shall take place no sooner then 7 days nor later than 14 days after the second public hearing which is held.

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

Links

HB1586 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1586 Revision: 21684 Date: Dec. 21, 2011, midnight

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