HB237 (2017) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles, and relative to a trail connector in the town of Henniker.


CHAPTER 236

HB 237 - FINAL VERSION

 

04/20/2017   1370s

22Jun2017... 2299CofC

2017 SESSION

17-0427

10/04

 

HOUSE BILL 237

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles, and relative to a trail connector in the town of Henniker.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/20/2017   1370s

22Jun2017... 2299-CofC 17-0427

10/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles, and relative to a trail connector in the town of Henniker.

 

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

 

236:1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study helmet and restraint laws for youth operators and passengers of OHRVs and snowmobiles.

236:2  Membership and Compensation.

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.

 

236:7  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: July 18, 2017

Effective Date: July 18, 2017

Links

HB237 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
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

Bill Text Revisions

HB237 Revision: 813 Date: July 20, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
HB237 Revision: 814 Date: June 23, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
HB237 Revision: 815 Date: April 20, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
HB237 Revision: 816 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:37 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
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