Bill Text - HB1147 (2016)

Requiring a report on federal landholdings within the state and establishing a moratorium on federal land acquisitions.


Revision: Dec. 14, 2015, midnight

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HB 1147 - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL\t1147

 

AN ACT\trequiring a report on federal landholdings within the state and establishing a moratorium on federal land acquisitions.

 

SPONSORS:\tRep. McConnell, Ches. 12; Rep. Hannon, Straf. 25; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 20; Rep. C. Roberts, Hills. 4; Rep. Edelblut, Hills. 38

 

COMMITTEE:\tResources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill requires the commissioner of the department of resources and economic development to make an annual report on federal landholdings within the state and establishes a moratorium on federal land acquisitions.

 

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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\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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\trequiring a report on federal landholdings within the state and establishing a moratorium on federal land acquisitions.

 

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

 

\t1  New Section; Report on Federal Landholdings.  Amend RSA 121 by inserting after section 6 the following new section:

\t121:6-a  Report on Federal Landholdings.  The commissioner of the department of resources and economic development shall annually prepare and file a report on the current inventory of federal landholdings within the state and calculate what percentage of New Hampshire land is held by the federal government in accordance with RSA 121:6.  Such report shall be filed with 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.

\t2  Moratorium.  From the effective date of this act until November 1, 2016, there shall be a moratorium of the federal acquisition of land in the state of New Hampshire.

\t3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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