HB376 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to the disturbance of sediments in estuarine waters.


HB 376 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

9Mar2017... 0521h

2017 SESSION

17-0149

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 376

 

AN ACT relative to the disturbance of sediments in estuarine waters.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Burton, Straf. 6; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the commissioner of the department of environmental services to adopt rules relative to requiring persons undertaking major projects which will dredge estuarine waters to make certain reports.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Mar2017... 0521h 17-0149

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the disturbance of sediments in estuarine waters.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Disturbance of Sediments in Estuarine Waters.  Amend RSA 482-A:11 by inserting after paragraph X the following new paragraph:

XI.  The commissioner shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, requiring that persons undertaking major projects seeking a permit to dredge in estuarine waters under this chapter shall analyze the characteristics of the sediments and report them to the department of environmental services at the time of the application for a permit.  Persons undertaking natural resource restoration projects seeking a permit shall be exempt from such analysis.  

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB376 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 22, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB376 Revision: 600 Date: March 30, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
HB376 Revision: 601 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 3 P. 12
Jan. 25, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/25/2017 02:30 PM LOB 305
Feb. 22, 2017 Executive Session: 02/22/2017 11:15 AM LOB 306
March 8, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0521h (NT) for 03/08/2017 (Vote 10-9; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
March 9, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0521h: AA VV 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 47
March 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0521h: MF DV 170-176 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 47
March 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 188-161 03/09/2017 HJ 10 P. 47