HB337 (2018) Detail

Relative to municipal regulations of small wind energy systems.


CHAPTER 2

HB 337 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

17-0667

03/09

 

HOUSE BILL 337

 

AN ACT relative to municipal regulations of small wind energy systems.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Vadney, Belk. 2; Rep. Vose, Rock. 9; Rep. D. Thomas, Rock. 5; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the authority of municipalities to set noise level limits for small wind energy systems.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0667

03/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to municipal regulations of small wind energy systems.

 

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

 

2:1  Small Wind Energy Systems; Noise.  Amend RSA 674:63, IV to read as follows:

IV.  Setting a noise level limit [lower than 55 decibels] lower than specified by site evaluation committee rules, as measured at the site property line, or not allowing for limit overages during short-term events such as utility outages and severe wind storms.

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

 

Approved: January 26, 2018

Effective Date: March 27, 2018

Links

HB337 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 19, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 4, 2017 Senate Hearing
Jan. 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB337 Revision: 2984 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:09 a.m.
HB337 Revision: 2862 Date: Jan. 5, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
HB337 Revision: 2471 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:11 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 3 P. 9
Jan. 19, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/19/2017 02:00 PM LOB 304
Feb. 8, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/08/2017 09:30 AM LOB 304
Feb. 8, 2017 Executive Session: 02/08/2017 02:00 PM LOB 304
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 18-2; CC)
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/08/2017
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 9
April 4, 2017 Hearing: 04/04/2017, Room 103, SH, 10:15 am; SC 17
May 18, 2017 Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 05/18/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23
May 18, 2017 Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 05/18/2017; SJ 17
Jan. 3, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/03/2018; SC 48
Jan. 3, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/03/2018; SJ 1
Jan. 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 01/03/2018); SJ 2
Jan. 9, 2018 Enrolled 01/09/2018 HJ 2 P. 48
Jan. 26, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 01/26/2018; Chapter 2; Eff. 03/27/2018