Bill Details - SB172 (2018)

CHAPTER 119

SB 172-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

01/03/2018   2529s

2018 SESSION

17-0879

08/03

 

SENATE BILL 172-FN

 

AN ACT relative to non-menace dams.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Vadney, Belk. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Public and Municipal Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that certain dams shall not be declared a menace unless the department of environmental services determines that there has been a change in conditions downstream.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

01/03/2018   2529s 17-0879

08/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to non-menace dams.

 

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

 

119:1  Menace Dams.  Amend RSA 482:12, I to read as follows:

I.  It shall be the duty of the department from time to time to cause all dams in the state which, by reason of their condition, height or location, may be a menace to the public safety to be inspected by competent engineers.  A dam that is classified as a non-menace structure as of February 20, 1981 shall retain such status until the department determines conditions downstream have changed since the dam was classified that warrant reclassification or until such reconstruction of the dam is needed requiring a permit to reconstruct the dam.

119:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 30, 2018

Effective Date: July 29, 2018

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Public and Municipal Affairs; SJ 5
Feb. 8, 2017 Hearing: 02/08/2017, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 9
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 02/23/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Jan. 3, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-2529s, 01/03/2018; SC 48
Jan. 3, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2017-2529s, AA, VV; 01/03/2018; SJ 1
Jan. 3, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-2529s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/03/2018; SJ 1
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 7 P. 50
March 20, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/20/2018 11:30 AM LOB 303
April 17, 2018 Full Committee Work Session: 04/17/2018 10:00 AM LOB 305
April 17, 2018 Executive Session: 04/17/2018 LOB 305
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; RC)
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/26/2018 (Vote 19-0; RC) HC 16 P. 15
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/26/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled 05/03/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 30, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 05/30/2018; Chapter 0119; Effective 07/29/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 8, 2017 Senate Hearing
Jan. 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 House Hearing
April 17, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 26, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB172 Revision: 2635 Date: Jan. 25, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
SB172 Revision: 2859 Date: Jan. 16, 2018, 2:14 p.m.
SB172 Revision: 3637 Date: April 27, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
SB172 Revision: 4035 Date: May 31, 2018, 2:59 p.m.