Bill Details - HB1481 (2018)

HB 1481 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2453

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1481

 

AN ACT relative to intervention in administrative law cases and matters before the public utilities commission by members of the general court.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1; Rep. Backus, Hills. 19; Rep. McConnell, Ches. 12; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Legislative Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows members of the general court to intervene in contested cases before administrative agencies and before the public utilities commission on matters that affect the interests of the residents, businesses, or communities they represent.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2453

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to intervention in administrative law cases and matters before the public utilities commission by members of the general court.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Administrative Procedures; Contested Cases; Intervention.  Amend RSA 541-A:32 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

VI.  A petition for intervention submitted by a member or members of the general court in a contested case before the agency where the contested matter directly affects the interests of the residents, businesses, or communities they represent, shall be granted.

2  New Section; Public Utilities Commission; Proceedings; Intervention.  Amend RSA 365 by inserting after section 10-a the following new section:

365:10-b  Intervention by Members of the General Court.  A member or members of the general court shall be permitted to intervene in a nonadjudicative or adjudicative proceeding before the commission where the matter before the commission directly affects the interests of the residents, businesses, or communities they represent.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Legislative Administration HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 09:30 AM LOB 104
Jan. 10, 2018 Executive Session: 01/10/2018 LOB 104
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 9-1; CC)
Feb. 7, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/07/2018 (Vote 9-1; CC) HC 5 P. 11
Feb. 8, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/08/2018 HJ 3 P. 9

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 10, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 7, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1481 Revision: 1916 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 11:58 a.m.