Bill Text - HB1174 (2016)

Relative to energy sources for new natural gas transmission compressor stations.


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HB 1174 - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL\t1174

 

AN ACT\trelative to energy sources for new natural gas transmission compressor stations.

 

SPONSORS:\tRep. Williams, Hills. 4

 

COMMITTEE:\tScience, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill requires certain compressor stations for natural gas transmission to obtain power from external electric energy sources.

 

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\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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\t06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT\trelative to energy sources for new natural gas transmission compressor stations.

 

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

 

\t1  New Subdivision; Siting Requirements for Compressor Stations for Natural Gas Transmission.  Amend RSA 374 by inserting after section 62 the following new subdivision:

Siting Requirements for Compressor Stations for Natural Gas Transmission

\t374:63  Siting for Compressor Stations for Natural Gas Transmission.  Every compressor station for natural gas transmission built in New Hampshire after July 1, 2016 shall obtain the power for its operation from external energy sources.  The facility shall meet criteria established by the site evaluation committee established under RSA 162-H:3.

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

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