HB152 (2013) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the feasibility of personal rapid transit systems.


HB 152 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0407

06/05

HOUSE BILL 152

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the feasibility of personal rapid transit systems.

SPONSORS: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull 11; Rep. Cloutier, Sull 10

COMMITTEE: Transportation

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study whether personal rapid transit systems are feasible in New Hampshire.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0407

06/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the feasibility of personal rapid transit systems.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study the feasibility of personal rapid transit systems in New Hampshire.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3 Duties. The committee shall:

I. Determine how to access state highway rights of way.

II. Determine who would develop and enforce state standards for personal rapid transit systems.

III. Take testimony from companies that build such systems as to what is involved in building them and projected noise levels.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2013.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB152 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB152 Revision: 23722 Date: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

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