HB1569 (2018) Detail

Relative to liability of energy facility companies for damage caused by restoration projects.


HB 1569 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2201

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1569

 

AN ACT relative to liability of energy facility companies for damage caused by restoration projects.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Burton, Straf. 6; Rep. Suzanne Smith, Graf. 8; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a certificate issued by the site evaluation committee to include a provision that the applicant guarantees funding for restoration efforts in the event of environmental damage caused by the facility, as determined by the department of environmental services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2201

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to liability of energy facility companies for damage caused by restoration projects.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Site Evaluation Committee; Certificate; Liability for Environmental Damage.  Amend RSA 162-H:16 by inserting after paragraph VII the following new paragraph:

VIII.  A certificate shall require a financial guarantee to fund restoration efforts in the event construction or operation of the facility causes environmental damage as determined by the department of environmental services.

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

Links

HB1569 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1569 Revision: 1973 Date: Nov. 9, 2017, 9:55 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 1 P. 15
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 11:00 AM LOB 304
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 304
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 11-8; RC) HC 9 P. 64
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 11-8; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 6, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 125
Special Order to 3/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 49
March 15, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 172-145 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 47