HB1553 (2018) Detail

Relative to removal of trees from state property.


HB 1553 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2044

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1553

 

AN ACT relative to removal of trees from state property.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Fedolfi, Hills. 1; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Rep. J. Edwards, Rock. 4; Sen. Ward, Dist 8

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the state to get permission from abutters before removing trees from certain parts of state owned land.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2044

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to removal of trees from state property.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Forest Cutting.  Amend RSA 227-I by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

227-I:4-a  Forest Cutting.  If the state intends to either clear cut trees or select cut valuable timber, diseased trees, or standing deadwood trees that are a clear and present danger within 50 feet of the developed land of a private abutter, the director shall get written permission from such abutter before commencing any such cutting operations and shall clear all slash and debris from such area when finished with cutting operations.  

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

Links

HB1553 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1553 Revision: 1842 Date: Nov. 9, 2017, 9:26 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 14
Jan. 23, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/23/2018 10:30 AM LOB 306
Jan. 25, 2018 Executive Session: 01/25/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-2; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-2; CC) HC 9 P. 20
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 36