HB368 (2017) Detail

Relative to the heating of certain state-owned buildings in Concord and making appropriations therefor.


HB 368-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

9Feb2017... 0210h

03/16/2017   0899s

2017 SESSION

17-0582

10/09

 

HOUSE BILL 368-FN-A

 

AN ACT relative to the heating of certain state-owned buildings in Concord and making appropriations therefor.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Chandler, Carr. 1; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. L. Ober, Hills. 37; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr. 11; Sen. Daniels, Dist 11; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20

 

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the commissioner of administrative services to decommission the Concord Steam Corporation facilities and manage the replacement of systems providing heat to state-owned buildings in Concord.  The bill makes an appropriation to the department of administrative services for the purposes of the bill.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Feb2017... 0210h 17-0582

03/16/2017   0899s 10/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the heating of certain state-owned buildings in Concord and making appropriations therefor.

 

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

 

1  Department of Administrative Services; Authority; Heating of  State-Owned Buildings.

I.  The sum of $13,000,000 is hereby appropriated to the department of administrative services for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 for the purpose of the purchase and replacement of all systems providing heat to state facilities located at the Governor Hugh J. Gallen state office park and state-owned buildings in downtown Concord that are currently obtaining steam from Concord Steam corporation, as well as the decommissioning of the steam plant located at 105 Pleasant Street in Concord, including but not limited to system design, construction, hazardous material remediation, and project administration and management, as required.  This project shall be managed by the division of public works design and construction and funds may be expended to fund any temporary personnel for the purpose of project administration, management, or clerk of the works.  The commissioner of the department of administrative services is also authorized to employ a classified, full-time, permanent project manager in the division of public works design and construction, whose initial salary and benefit cost shall be from funds appropriated pursuant to this act.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and said funds shall not lapse until June 30, 2019.  

II.  The commissioner of administrative services shall request an additional $12,000,000 in capital appropriations to be included in the state capital budget (HB 25) of the 2017 legislative session.  Said sums shall be used for the purposes described in paragraph I and shall be in addition to the appropriation contained in paragraph I.

III.  The combined totals for the funding appropriated and requested in paragraphs I and II of this act shall not exceed $25,000,000.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBAO

17-0582

Amended 3/21/17

 

HB 368-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2017-0899s)

 

AN ACT relative to the heating of certain state-owned buildings in Concord and making appropriations therefor.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

   Appropriation

$13,000,000

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$13,000,000

$300,000

$1,302,000

($1,049,220)

($1,085,220)

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

This bill increases the bonded indebtedness supported by the general fund by $12,000,000.

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill as amended appropriates $13 million to the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for fiscal year 2017 for the purpose of purchase and replacement of all systems within the 25 state owned buildings that currently obtain heat from Concord Steam Corporation and for decommissioning the steam facility.  This appropriation is funded with any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated and will not lapse until June 30, 2019.  The amendment also directs the Commissioner of DAS to request an additional $12 million in capital appropriations to be included in the State Capital Budget (HB 25) of the 2017 legislative session for the same purposes.

 

The DAS assumes the legislation will be effective immediately for the $13 million appropriation, which will come from current surplus funds and has no associated borrowing cost.  The DAS also assumes that the work will be completed by spring of 2019.  The DAS assumes the State will begin to take advantage of utility cost savings beginning in FY 2020.  These savings are estimated  at $2,315,220 for each year FY 2020 and FY 2021.

 

The Treasury and DAS assume the $12 million capital appropriation will be spent during FY 2018 and included in the bond issue of FY 18; a fixed coupon of 5% will be used; and amortization over 20 years, with the debt service payments structured to require the first principal payment in the spring of the year following the debt issuance. The State generally repays 60% of the principal  in the first 10 years and 40% during the remaining 10 years.

 

An estimated debt retirement schedule for all outstanding direct general obligation bonded indebtedness, including the proposed $12 million authorization contained in this bill as amended through FY 2021 is displayed below:

 

Fiscal Existing Additional Total Year Debt Obligation Debt Obligation Debt Obligation 2018 $87,970 $300                  $88,270

2019 $86,675 $1,302             $87,977

2020 $82,545 $1,266 $83,811

2021 $70,385 $1,230 $71,615

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Treasury Department and Department of Administrative Services

 

Links

HB368 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote
House Floor Vote
March 8, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 16, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 23, 2017 House Hearing
March 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 23, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB368 Revision: 560 Date: April 4, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
HB368 Revision: 558 Date: March 30, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
HB368 Revision: 559 Date: March 30, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
HB368 Revision: 561 Date: Feb. 24, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
HB368 Revision: 562 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 8:19 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Public Works and Highways HJ 3 P. 10
Jan. 25, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/25/2017 11:00 AM LOB 201
Feb. 1, 2017 Executive Session: 02/01/2017 LOB 201
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0210h for 02/09/2017 (Vote 19-1; RC) HC 10 P. 11
Special Order to beginning of regular calendar Without Objection HJ 6 P. 8
Feb. 9, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0210h: AA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 8
Feb. 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0210h: MA RC 275-15 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 8
Feb. 9, 2017 Referred to Finance 02/09/2017
Feb. 9, 2017 Referral Waived by Committee Chair per House Rule 46(f) 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 10
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Capital Budget; SJ 7
March 8, 2017 Hearing: 03/08/2017, Room 100, SH, 03:00 pm; SC 12
March 16, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0815s, 03/16/2017; SC 14
March 16, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0815s, AF, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
March 16, 2017 Sen. Daniels Floor Amendment # 2017-0899s, AA, VV; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
March 16, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0899s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/16/2017; SJ 9
March 23, 2017 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 0899s and Requests CofC (Rep. Chandler): MA VV 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 2
March 23, 2017 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Chandler, J. Graham, L. Ober, Ebel 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 2
March 23, 2017 Rules suspension to allow for CofC hearing (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA DV 302-50 by necessary two-thirds vote 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 2
March 23, 2017 Sen. Bradley Moved to suspend all rules necessary to permit the consideration of HB 368-FN-A; 2/3 necessary, MA, VV; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
March 23, 2017 Sen. D'Allesandro Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
March 23, 2017 President Appoints: Senators D'Allesandro, Daniels, Bradley; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
March 23, 2017 Conference Committee Meeting: 03/23/2017 11:00 AM SH 100
March 23, 2017 Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2017-1097c; 03/23/2017 SJ 10
March 23, 2017 Conference Committee Report 2017-1097c, Adopted, VV; 03/23/2017 SJ 10
March 23, 2017 Conference Committee Report 1097c: Adopted, VV 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 25
March 23, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 03/23/2017); SJ 10
March 23, 2017 Enrolled 03/23/2017 HJ 11 P. 26
March 24, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 03/24/2017; Chapter 2; Eff. 3/24/2017