Bill Text - HB1141 (2016)

Defining "agritourism."


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HB 1141 - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL\t1141

 

AN ACT\tdefining "agritourism."

 

SPONSORS:\tRep. Haefner, Hills. 37; Rep. Sad, Ches. 1

 

COMMITTEE:\tEnvironment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill includes "agritourism" in the definition of farming.

 

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\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT\tdefining "agritourism."

 

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

 

\t1  Agritourism.  Amend RSA 21:34-a, II(b)(6) -(8) to read as follows:

\t\t\t\t(6) Agritourism, as defined in paragraph VI, where permitted by local regulation.

\t\t\t\t(7)  Irrigation of growing crops from private water supplies or public water supplies where not prohibited by state or local rule or regulation.

\t\t\t\t[(7)] (8)  The use of dogs for herding, working, or guarding livestock, as defined in RSA 21:34-a, II(a)(4).

\t\t\t\t[(8)] (9)  The production and storage of compost and the materials necessary to produce compost, whether such materials originate, in whole or in part, from operations of the farm.

\t2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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