Bill Details - SB118 (2017)

SB 118  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0811

08/10

 

SENATE BILL 118

 

AN ACT relative to impervious surfaces under the shoreland water quality protection act.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Watters, Dist 4

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill excludes grass from the definition of impervious surfaces under the shoreland water quality protection act.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0811

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to impervious surfaces under the shoreland water quality protection act.

 

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

 

1  Impervious Surface; Excludes Grass.  Amend RSA 483-B:4, VII-b to read as follows:

VII-b.  "Impervious surface'' means any modified surface that cannot effectively absorb or infiltrate water.  Examples of impervious surfaces include, but are not limited to, roofs, and unless designed to effectively absorb or infiltrate water, decks, patios, and paved, gravel, or crushed stone driveways, parking areas, and walkways.  For purposes of this chapter, grass shall not be considered an impervious surface.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 5
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing: 01/31/2017, Room 103, SH, 10:00 am; SC 8
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0276s, 02/09/2017; SC 9
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0276s, AA, VV; 02/09/2017; SJ 5
Feb. 9, 2017 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2017-0384s, AA, VV; 02/09/2017; SJ 5
Feb. 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2017-0276s and 2017-0384s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/09/2017; SJ 5
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 8 P. 45
March 22, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 305
March 29, 2017 Executive Session: 03/29/2017 LOB 305
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/20/2017 (Vote 16-0; CC) HC 20 P. 7
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 9
April 20, 2017 Enrolled 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 26
April 27, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16
May 9, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 05/09/2017; Chapter 0038; Effective 05/09/2017

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 Senate Hearing
Feb. 9, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 22, 2017 House Hearing
March 29, 2017 House Exec Session
April 20, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB118 Revision: 1514 Date: May 10, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
SB118 Revision: 1515 Date: April 20, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
SB118 Revision: 1516 Date: March 30, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
SB118 Revision: 1517 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 11:24 a.m.