SB 368 - FINAL VERSION
SENATE BILL 368
SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3
COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources
This bill establishes an exemption from shoreland protection permitting requirements for maintenance and repairs of existing roads and for borings and test wells.
This bill is a request of the department of transportation.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
02/22/2018 0656s 18-2921
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
VII. Maintenance and repair of state roadways undertaken by the department of transportation shall be exempt from the permitting requirements of this chapter, provided such roadway is not expanded.
VIII. The drilling of geotechnical borings and test wells undertaken by the department of transportation for the purpose of gathering design information shall be exempt from the permitting requirements of this chapter, provided that any vehicles used shall be operated in a manner that minimizes disturbance to the natural woodland buffer; drilling operations shall be managed to avoid impact on water quality; drill holes shall be backfilled with drill spoil or filled with clean material or grout; drill cuttings not used to backfill drill holes shall be removed or stabilized; and equipment shall be operated and maintained to avoid spillage of fluids including, but not limited to, oil, gas, antifreeze, or hydraulic fluids.
IX. The commissioner of the department of environmental services may enter into a memorandum of agreement with the commissioner of the department of transportation for the construction of new roads, and the maintenance of existing roads, not covered by paragraph VII, provided that the department of transportation has incorporated appropriate protective practices in its projects which are substantially equivalent to the requirements established by the department of environmental services under this chapter.
Approved: May 30, 2018
Effective Date: July 29, 2018
|Jan. 9, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|Feb. 22, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|March 20, 2018||House||Hearing|
|April 17, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|April 26, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2018||To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 1|
|Jan. 9, 2018||Hearing: 01/09/2018, Room 103, SH, 10:15 am; SC 48|
|Feb. 22, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0656s, 02/22/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 8|
|Feb. 22, 2018||Committee Amendment # 2018-0656s, AA, VV; 02/22/2018; SJ 5|
|Feb. 22, 2018||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0656s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/22/2018; SJ 5|
|March 7, 2018||Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 7 P. 51|
|March 20, 2018||Public Hearing: 03/20/2018 10:30 AM LOB 303|
|March 27, 2018||Subcommittee Work Session: 03/27/2018 11:45 AM LOB 305|
|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|
|April 26, 2018||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/26/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 16 P. 7|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)|
|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 0123; Effective 07/29/2018|