HB352 (2017) Detail

Relative to the energy efficiency fund.


CHAPTER 135

HB 352-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0213

06/09

 

HOUSE BILL 352-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the energy efficiency fund.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Richardson, Coos 4; Rep. Murotake, Hills. 32; Rep. Backus, Hills. 19; Rep. Shepardson, Ches. 10; Rep. Merner, Coos 7; Rep. S. Harvey, Hills. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the name of the energy efficiency fund to the energy fund.  This bill also adds project categories that may be funded by the energy fund.

 

This bill was requested by the department of environmental services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0213

06/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the energy efficiency fund.

 

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

 

135:1  State Facility Energy Cost Reduction; Energy Efficiency Fund.  Amend RSA 21-I:19-f to read as follows:

21-I:19-f  Energy [Efficiency] Fund.  There is hereby established an energy [efficiency] fund into which shall only be deposited moneys received by the state for participating in demand response or utility or public utility commission programs, or both.  The state treasurer may invest moneys in the fund as provided by law, with interest received on such investment credited to the fund.  Moneys in the fund shall be nonlapsing and continually appropriated to the division of plant and property to be used exclusively to fund energy efficiency or renewable energy projects and energy efficiency or renewable energy contracts; to reimburse the department of administrative services, division of public works design and construction, for costs of providing construction administration services including, but not limited to, design and oversight of design and construction of energy saving or renewable energy measures; and to reimburse state agencies for demand response program expenses or completing energy saving or renewable energy measures.

135:2  State Treasurer; Application of Receipts.  Amend RSA 6:12, I(b)(271) to read as follows:

(271)  Moneys deposited in the energy [efficiency] fund established in RSA 21-I:19-f.

135:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 16, 2017

Effective Date: August 15, 2017

 

 

 

Links

HB352 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 8, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 21, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 18, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB352 Revision: 660 Date: June 19, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
HB352 Revision: 661 Date: May 19, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
HB352 Revision: 662 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 9:57 a.m.

Docket


June 16, 2017: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017; Chapter 135; Eff. 8/15/2017


June 1, 2017: Enrolled 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 127


May 31, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19


May 18, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/18/2017; SJ 17


May 18, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/18/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23


March 21, 2017: Hearing: 03/21/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 15


March 9, 2017: Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 9


March 9, 2017: Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 48


March 8, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 18-3; RC)


Feb. 14, 2017: Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:30 PM LOB 304


Feb. 14, 2017: Full Committee Work Session: 02/14/2017 10:15 AM LOB 304


Feb. 8, 2017: Public Hearing: 02/08/2017 01:00 PM LOB 304


Jan. 5, 2017: Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 3 P. 9