HB 237 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 237
SPONSORS: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11
This bill establishes a committee to study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles. The bill also designates an OHRV crossing and trail connector in the town of Henniker.
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22Jun2017... 2299-CofC 17-0427
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.
II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.
236:3 Duties. The committee shall study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles. The committee shall solicit input and advice from state agencies, OHRV and snowmobile organizations, and interested persons as necessary to accomplish its study.
236:4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
236:5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to 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, 2017.
236:6 New Subparagraph; Limitations of OHRV Operation on Class I, II, III, and III-a Highways; Exception Added. Amend RSA 215-A:10, IV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:
(d) The trail connector and crossing, located along and across Route 114 in the town of Henniker, which connects to the southwest end of Mink Hill Road, shall be designated for OHRV use during the months of May through November, provided that the town of Henniker and private lands south of Route 114 continue to allow the public OHRV use on their properties.
Approved: July 18, 2017
Effective Date: July 18, 2017
|Jan. 11, 2017||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 18, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 2, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|March 7, 2017||Senate||Hearing|
|April 20, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 15, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 22, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 22, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 4, 2017||Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Transportation HJ 2 P. 21|
|Jan. 11, 2017||Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 02:00 PM LOB 203|
|Jan. 18, 2017||Executive Session: 01/18/2017 03:00 PM LOB 203|
|Feb. 2, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/02/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 6|
|Feb. 2, 2017||Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 7|
|Feb. 16, 2017||Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 7|
|March 7, 2017||Hearing: 03/07/2017, Room 103, LOB, 02:00 pm; SC 12|
|April 20, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1370s, 04/20/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 19|
|April 20, 2017||Committee Amendment # 2017-1370s, AA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14|
|April 20, 2017||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1370s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/20/2017; SJ 14|
|June 1, 2017||House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1370s and Requests CofC (Rep. Steven Smith): MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3|
|June 1, 2017||Speaker Appoints: Reps. Steven Smith, T. Walsh, Horn, Sykes 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3|
|June 8, 2017||Sen. Birdsell Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19|
|June 8, 2017||President Appoints: Senators Gannon, Ward, Kahn; 06/08/2017; SJ 19|
|June 13, 2017||Conference Committee Meeting: 06/13/2017 11:00 AM LOB 203|
|June 15, 2017||Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2017-2299c; 06/15/2017|
|June 22, 2017||Conference Committee Report # 2017-2299c, Adopted, VV; 06/22/2017; SJ 20|
|June 22, 2017||Conference Committee Report 2299c: Adopted, VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 21|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 27|
|July 18, 2017||Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017; Chapter 236; Eff. 7/18/2017|