HB246 (2017) Detail

Relative to timber trespass.


CHAPTER 164

HB 246 - FINAL VERSION

 

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HOUSE BILL 246

 

AN ACT relative to timber trespass.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Mullen, Straf. 1; Rep. Chandler, Carr. 1; Rep. Theberge, Coos 3; Rep. Hill, Merr. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill defines market value of stumpage for purposes of determining loss under timber trespass.

 

This bill is a request of the department of resources and economic development.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to timber trespass.

 

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

 

164:1  New Paragraph; Definitions; Market Value.  Amend RSA 227-G:2 by inserting after paragraph XII the following new paragraph:

XII-a.  "Market value" means stumpage value as determined in the same manner as other property values for the purposes of taxation at the time the timber is cut.

164:2  Trespass; Criminal Penalty.  Amend RSA 227-J:8-a, II to read as follows:

II.  A person who violates the provisions of paragraph I shall be guilty of a class B felony if the loss, as determined by market value, is greater than $1,000, or a misdemeanor for any other loss.

164:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

 

Approved: June 28, 2017

Effective Date: January 01, 2018

Links

HB246 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 24, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 18, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB246 Revision: 633 Date: June 29, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
HB246 Revision: 634 Date: June 6, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
HB246 Revision: 635 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 2 P. 21
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 10:00 AM LOB 305
Jan. 24, 2017 Executive Session: 01/24/2017 01:00 PM LOB 305
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/09/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 10 P. 7
Feb. 9, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 6
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 103, SH, 10:00 am; SC 16
May 18, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/18/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23
May 18, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/18/2017; SJ 17
May 31, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2034e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/31/2017); SJ 19
June 1, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2034e: AA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 149
June 8, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/08/2017); SJ 20
June 8, 2017 Enrolled 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 9
June 28, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/28/2017; Chapter 164; eff 01/01/18