HB162 (2017) Detail

Relative to the criteria for the issuance of certificates for the siting of high pressure gas pipelines.


HB 162 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0166

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 162

 

AN ACT relative to the criteria for the issuance of certificates for the siting of high pressure gas pipelines.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McConnell, Ches. 12; Rep. Roberts, Hills. 4; Rep. O'Day, Ches. 11; Rep. Lewicke, Hills. 26

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes criteria for high pressure gas pipeline applications.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0166

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the criteria for the issuance of certificates for the siting of high pressure gas pipelines.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Energy Facility Evaluation; Criteria for High Pressure Gas Pipeline Applications.  Amend RSA 162-H by inserting after section 10-b the following new section:

162-H:10-c  Criteria for High Pressure Gas Pipeline Applications.  No site shall be considered for a high pressure gas pipeline unless the application provides that:

I.  All affected residential property owners shall receive just compensation for eminent domain proceedings.  Compensation shall include:

(a)  Payment of the full fair market value of all residential property taken by the applicant.

(b)  Reasonable relocation expenses not to exceed $10,000.

(c)  The cost of one real estate appraisal requested by the owner.

(d)  Reasonable attorneys’ fees and legal costs incurred by the owner.

II.  The applicant has established that 75 percent or more of the gas transmitted into New Hampshire as a result of such high pressure gas pipeline shall be distributed within New Hampshire.

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

Links

HB162 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 1, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB162 Revision: 664 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Docket


March 8, 2017: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 45


March 8, 2017: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/08/2017 (Vote 20-1; CC)


Feb. 21, 2017: Executive Session: 02/21/2017 02:00 PM LOB 304


Feb. 21, 2017: Full Committee Work Session: 02/21/2017 10:00 AM LOB 304


Feb. 1, 2017: Public Hearing: 02/01/2017 10:00 AM LOB 304


Jan. 4, 2017: Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 2 P. 19