Bill Text - HB635 (2013)

(New Title) establishing a committee to study state rest areas and relative to the solicitation of requests for proposals for the naming rights to rest areas.


Revision: June 3, 2013, midnight

HB 635 – AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

20Mar2013… 0787h

05/23/13 1524s

2013 SESSION

13-0026

06/03

HOUSE BILL 635

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the staffing of currently closed rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire rest areas.

SPONSORS: Rep. Patten, Merr 17; Rep. Burns, Merr 2

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the staffing of currently closed state rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire rest areas.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20Mar2013… 0787h

05/23/13 1524s

13-0026

06/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the staffing of currently closed rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire rest areas.

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 staffing of currently closed rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire rest areas.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be 5 members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

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. Study state rest areas that are currently closed to determine whether they could be opened and staffed by volunteers and civic organizations.

II. Develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to any New Hampshire rest area.

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.

LBAO

13-0026

Amended 05/28/13

HB 635 FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the staffing of currently closed rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire rest areas.

FISCAL IMPACT:

    The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill, as amended by the Senate (Amendment #2013-1524s), will have no impact on state, county, and local expenditures or revenues.

METHODOLOGY:

      The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states the proposed legislation forms a committee to study the staffing of currently closed rest areas and to develop a process for soliciting requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to New Hampshire’s rest areas. The proposed legislation requires the committee to report its findings and recommendations 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. The proposed legislation will have no fiscal impact on state, county, or local expenditures or revenues.

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