SB121 (2017) Detail

(Second New Title) establishing a commission to determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System from the Environmental Protection Agency.


CHAPTER 256

SB 121 - FINAL VERSION

 

03/23/2017   0862s

1Jun2017... 1484h

06/22/2017   2364CofC

06/22/2017   2389EBA

 

2017 SESSION

17-0878

08/10

 

SENATE BILL 121

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System  from the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System from the Environmental Protection Agency, and if so, to recommend a fee structure that would pay for the department to hire the required number of employees to manage the issuance of permits.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/23/2017   0862s

1Jun2017... 1484h

06/22/2017   2364CofC

06/22/2017   2389EBA 17-0878

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System  from the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

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

 

256:1  New Section;  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Study Commission.  Amend RSA 483-B by inserting after section 7 the following new section:

483-B:7-a  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Study Commission.

I.  There is established a commission to determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System from the Environmental Protection Agency, and if so, to recommend a fee structure that would pay for the department to hire the required number of employees to manage the issuance of permits.

II.  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  One member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(c)  The commissioner of the department of environmental services, or designee.  

(d)  One person representing affected nuclear facilities, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(e)  The executive director of the fish and game department, or designee.

(f)  One person recommended by the Business and Industry Association, appointed by the governor.

(g)  One person representing the Pease development authority, appointed by the executive director.

(h)  One person representing conservation, jointly appointed by the New Hampshire Rivers Council and New Hampshire Lakes Association.

(i)  Three people representing affected water and sewer facilities, appointed by the New Hampshire Municipal Association.  

III.  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

IV.  The commission shall determine if the department of environmental services should request delegation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System from the Environmental Protection Agency, and if so, to recommend a fee structure that would pay for the department to hire the required number of employees to manage the issuance of permits.

V.  The members of the study commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the senate member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

VI.  The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2017.

256:2  Repeal.  RSA 483-B:7-a, relative to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System study commission, is repealed.

256:3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2017.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: July 18, 2017

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 effective November 1, 2017

II. Remainder effective July 18, 2017

Links

SB121 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 12, 2017 House Hearing
May 2, 2017 House Exec Session
June 1, 2017 House Floor Vote
June 15, 2017 House Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 House Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB121 Revision: 1552 Date: July 20, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
SB121 Revision: 1553 Date: June 29, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
SB121 Revision: 1554 Date: June 2, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
SB121 Revision: 1555 Date: March 27, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
SB121 Revision: 1556 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 12:52 p.m.

Docket


July 18, 2017: II. Remainder Effective 07/18/2017


Nov. 1, 2017: I. Section 2 Effective 11/01/2017


July 18, 2017: Signed by the Governor on 07/18/2017; Chapter 0256


June 22, 2017: Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20


June 22, 2017: Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 27


June 22, 2017: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2389e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 06/22/2017); SJ 20


June 22, 2017: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2389e: AA VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 25


June 22, 2017: Conference Committee Report # 2017-2364c, Adopted, VV; 06/22/2017; SJ 20


June 22, 2017: Conference Committee Report 2364c: Adopted, VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 17


June 15, 2017: Conference Committee Report # 2017-2364c Filed 06/15/2017; As Amended by the House


June 15, 2017: Conferee Change: Rep. Hinch Replaces Rep. Rimol 06/15/2017 HJ 18 P. 10


June 14, 2017: Committee of Conference Meeting: 06/14/2017, 04:00 pm, Room 103, LOB


June 8, 2017: Speaker Appoints: Reps. Gould, Renzullo, Rimol, Suzanne Smith 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 7


June 8, 2017: House Accedes to Senate Request for CofC (Rep. Packard): MA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 7


June 8, 2017: President Appoints: Senators Sanborn, Avard, Feltes; 06/08/2017; SJ 19


June 8, 2017: Sen. Avard Moved Nonconcur with the House Amendment; Requests C of C, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19


June 1, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 1484h: MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 21


June 1, 2017: Amendment # 2017-1484h: AA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 21


June 1, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1484h (NT) for 06/01/2017 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 26 P. 9


May 2, 2017: Executive Session: 05/02/2017 11:00 AM LOB 305


May 2, 2017: Full Committee Work Session: 05/02/2017 10:00 AM LOB 305


April 19, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 04/19/2017 09:30 AM LOB 305


April 12, 2017: Public Hearing: 04/12/2017 11:15 AM LOB 305


March 23, 2017: Introduced 03/23/2017 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 11 P. 26


March 23, 2017: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0862s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/23/2017; SJ 10


March 23, 2017: Committee Amendment # 2017-0862s, AA, VV; 03/23/2017; SJ 10


March 23, 2017: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0862s, 03/23/2017; SC 15


Feb. 7, 2017: Hearing: 02/07/2017, Room 103, SH, 10:00 am; SC 9


Jan. 19, 2017: Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 5