Bill Text - HB111 (2013)

Relative to the acquisition of property at Akers pond dam in the town of Errol by the fish and game department.


Revision: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

HB 111 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0055

10/05

HOUSE BILL 111

AN ACT relative to the acquisition of property at Akers Pond dam in the town of Errol by the fish and game department.

SPONSORS: Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Rappaport, Coos 1; Rep. Enman, Coos 1; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

ANALYSIS

The bill allows the fish and game department to acquire property at the Akers Pond dam in Errol for the purpose of improving and controlling the water rights for the benefit of the state.

The bill is a request of the fish and game department.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0055

10/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT relative to the acquisition of property at Akers Pond dam in the town of Errol by the fish and game department.

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

1 New Paragraph; Acquisition by State of Certain Dams and Water Rights; Akers Pond Dam. Amend RSA 482:48 by inserting after paragraph VII the following new paragraph:

VIII. For a consideration of $1, the fish and game department is authorized to accept conveyance from the property owners of all water and property rights necessary to repair, maintain, and operate Akers Pond dam access and dike area in the town of Errol, adjacent to and abutting the state owned dam known as number 080.20 for the purpose of improving and controlling the water rights for the benefit of the state. The property rights the fish and game department is authorized to acquire for the benefit of the state shall be exempt from taxation as long as the properties are held by the state. The fish and game department may transfer rights in these properties under RSA 482:51 to the department for purposes of repair and maintenance. With the exception of such $1 consideration, nothing in this paragraph shall mandate or authorize the expenditure of any funds or capital relative to the provisions of this paragraph.

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

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