HB1421 (2018) Detail

(New Title) relative to the regulation of event tents.


CHAPTER 39

HB 1421-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0849h

2018 SESSION

18-2275

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1421-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the regulation of event tents.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wallace, Rock. 33; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Welch, Rock. 13; Rep. Itse, Rock. 10; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that event tents erected on public or private property shall be subject to the requirements of the state building code and state fire code, but shall not be subject to further local regulation.  The bill also provides that neither a building permit nor a place of assembly permit shall be required for a tent erected as an accessory structure on owner occupied property that is a one or 2-family dwelling.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0849h 18-2275

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the regulation of event tents.

 

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

 

39:1  New Paragraph; State Building Code; Event Tents.  Amend RSA 155-A:2 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

V-a.  Any event tent erected on public or private property shall comply with the applicable provisions of the state building code and state fire code.  Notwithstanding paragraph V, counties, towns, cities, and village districts shall not adopt any rule, regulation, or ordinance regarding event tents erected on public or private property in addition to those established in the state building code and state fire code.  A building permit shall not be required for a tent of any size erected as an accessory structure on property that is an owner-occupied, one or 2-family dwelling.

39:2  Places of Assembly; Flameproof Canvas and Tents.  Amend RSA 155:20 to read as follows:

155:20  [Flameproof] Flame Resistant Canvas and Tents.  

I.  Any tent or other place of assembly covered by canvas or other fabric, textile, or flame resistant material that is erected on public or private property shall comply with the applicable provisions of the state building code and state fire code.

II.  No permit under RSA 155:19 shall be issued to an owner or operator of any circus, carnival or any other place of assembly covered by canvas, or any other fabric, textile, or flame resistant material, on public property, until such applicant shall furnish to the licensing agency a certificate of [flameproofing] flame resistance of such tent, [or] canvas, fabric, textile, or flame resistant material.

III.  No permit shall be required under RSA 155:19 for a tent of any size erected as an accessory structure on property that is an owner-occupied, one or 2-family dwelling.

39:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

 

 

Links

HB1421 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 27, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 21, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1421 Revision: 3895 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
HB1421 Revision: 3372 Date: April 5, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
HB1421 Revision: 3154 Date: March 8, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
HB1421 Revision: 1826 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 12:22 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 10
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 11:30 AM LOB 306
Feb. 26, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/26/2018 01:00 PM LOB 306
Feb. 26, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/26/2018 10:30 AM LOB 308
Feb. 27, 2018 Executive Session: 02/27/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0849h (NT) (Vote 18-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0849h (NT) for 03/06/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 9 P. 19
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0849h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 34
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0849h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 34
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 7
March 21, 2018 Hearing: 03/21/2018, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 13
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/05/2018; SC 15
April 5, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 12, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/12/2018); SJ 13
April 19, 2018 Enrolled 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 39; Eff. 1/1/2019