Bill Text - HB1107 (2016)

Changing the name of Sargent's Purchase to Marilla Ricker.

Revision: Dec. 14, 2015, midnight

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AN ACT\tchanging the name of Sargent's Purchase to Marilla Ricker.


SPONSORS:\tRep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. M. Hennessey, Graf. 12; Rep. Hatch, Coos 6; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21


COMMITTEE:\tMunicipal and County Government






\tThis bill changes the name of Sargent's Purchase to Marilla Ricker.  


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Explanation:\tMatter added to current law appears in bold italics.

\t\tMatter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.






In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen


AN ACT\tchanging the name of Sargent's Purchase to Marilla Ricker.


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


\t1  Name Change; Sargent's Purchase Renamed as Marilla Ricker.  The unincorporated place in Coos county known as Sargent's Purchase is hereby renamed as Marilla Ricker. The department of transportation shall perform necessary changes to signage in the area to reflect this change.

\t2  District Courts; Judicial Districts.  Amend RSA 502-A:1, XXX to read as follows:

\t\tXXX.  BERLIN-GORHAM DISTRICT.  The Berlin-Gorham district shall consist of the city of Berlin and the towns of Gorham, Milan, Dummer, Shelburne, and Randolph and the unincorporated places of Cambridge, Success, Bean's Purchase, Martin's Location, Green's Grant, Pinkham's Grant, [Sargent's Purchase] Marilla Ricker, Thompson and Meserve's Purchase and Low and Burbank's Grant.  The court shall be located in a city or town within the judicial district in a location and facility designated pursuant to RSA 490-B:3, having regard for the convenience of the communities within the district, provided, however, that the court shall not be located in any building which does not meet the minimum standard prescribed by the New Hampshire court accreditation commission pursuant to RSA 490:5-c.  The court shall bear the name of the city or town in which it is located.

\t3  Elective Districts; State Senate Districts.  Amend RSA 662:3, I to read as follows:

\t\t I.  Senatorial district number 1 is constituted of Atkinson & Gilmanton Academy Grant, Bath, Bean's Grant, Bean's Purchase, Benton, Berlin, Bethlehem, Cambridge, Carroll, Chandler's Purchase, Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Crawford's Purchase, Cutt's Grant, Dalton, Dix's Grant, Dixville, Dummer, Easton, Errol, Erving's Location, Franconia, Gorham, Green's Grant, Hadley's Purchase, Jefferson, Kilkenny, Lancaster, Landaff, Lincoln, Lisbon, Littleton, Livermore, Low and Burbank's Grant, Lyman, Martin's Location, Marilla Ricker, Milan, Millsfield, Monroe, Northumberland, Odell, Pinkham's Grant, Pittsburg, Randolph, [Sargent's Purchase,] Second College Grant, Shelburne, Stark, Stewartstown, Stratford, Success, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Thompson and Meserve's Purchase, Wentworth's Location, Whitefield, and Woodstock.

\t4  Elective Districts; County Commissioner Districts.  Amend RSA 662:4, IV to read as follows:

\t\tIV.  Coos: District 1, the unincorporated place of Success, the towns of Randolph and Shelburne, and the city of Berlin; District 2, the unincorporated places of Bean's Grant, Bean's Purchase, Chandler's Purchase, Crawford's Purchase, Cutt's Grant, Green's Grant, Hadley's Purchase, Kilkenny, Low and Burbank's Grant, Marilla Ricker, Martin's Location, Pinkham's Grant, [Sargent's Purchase,] and Thompson and Meserve's Purchase and the towns of Carroll, Dalton, Gorham, Jefferson, Lancaster, and Whitefield; District 3, the unincorporated places of Atkinson and Gilmanton Academy Grant, Cambridge, Dix's Grant, Dixville, Erving's Location, Odell, and Second College Grant and the towns of Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Dummer, Errol, Milan, Millsfield, Northumberland, Pittsburg, Stark, Stewartstown, Stratford, and Wentworth's Location.

\t5  Elective Districts; State Representative Districts.  Amend RSA 662:5, IV to read as follows:

IV.  Coos County

District No. 1 \t\tAtkinson & Gilmanton Academy Grant





 \tDix's Grant



 \tErving's Location




 \tSecond College Grant



 \tWentworth's Location \t2

District No. 2 \tDummer



 \tStark \t1

District No. 3 \tBerlin \t3

District No. 4 \tLancaster


 \tKilkenny \t1

District No. 5 \tCarroll



 \tWhitefield \t1

District No. 6  \tBean's Grant

 \tBean's Purchase

 \tChandler's Purchase

 \tCrawford's Purchase

 \tCutt's Grant


\tGreen's Grant

 \tHadley's Purchase

 \tLow and Burbank's Grant

\tMarilla Ricker

 \tMartin's Location

 \tPinkham's Grant

 \t[Sargent's Purchase]



 \tThompson and Meserve's Purchase \t1

District No. 7 \tCarroll










 \tWhitefield \t1

\t6  Elective Districts; Delegates to State Party Conventions.  Amend RSA 662:6, IV to read as follows:

IV.  Coos County

Atkinson & Gilmanton Academy Grant \t\t0

Bean's Grant \t0

Bean's Purchase \t0

Berlin \t3

Cambridge \t1

Chandler's Purchase \t0

Clarksville \t1

Colebrook \t1

Columbia \t1

Crawford's Purchase \t0

Cutt's Grant \t0

Dalton \t1

Dix's Grant \t1

Dixville \t1

Dummer \t1

Errol \t1

Erving's Location \t0

Gorham \t1

Green's Grant \t1

Hadley's Purchase \t0

Jefferson \t1

Kilkenny \t0

Lancaster \t1

Low & Burbank's Grant \t0

Marilla Ricker \t1

Martin's Location \t0

Milan \t1

Millsfield \t1

Northumberland \t1

Odell \t1

Pinkham's Grant \t1

Pittsburg \t1

Randolph \t1

[Sargent's Purchase \t1]

Second College Grant \t0

Shelburne \t1

Stark \t1

Stewartstown \t1

Stratford \t1

Success \t0

Thompson & Meserve's Purchase \t0

Wentworth's Location \t1

Whitefield \t1

\t7  New Hampshire Rivers Management and Protection Program; Rivers Designated for Protection.  Amend RSA 483:15, XV(a) to read as follows:

\t\t\t(a) As a natural river from the Lakes of the Clouds in [Sargents Purchase] Marilla Ricker to a point 1.33 miles upstream of Upper Falls in [Crawfords] Crawford's Purchase.

\t8  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.