SB 410-FN - FINAL VERSION
SENATE BILL 410-FN
SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20
COMMITTEE: Ways and Means
This bill establishes a commission to study creating a boat safe card.
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03/08/2018 1019s 18-2849
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:
Commission to Study Creating a Boat Safe Card
270-D:21 Commission Established.
I. There is established a commission to study creating a boat safe card. The commission shall be comprised of the following members:
(a) One member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.
(c) One member representing the fish and game department, search and rescue program, appointed by the executive director of the fish and game department.
(d) One member representing the lakes management and protection program in the department of environmental services, appointed by the commissioner of the department of environmental services.
(e) The captain of marine patrol, department of safety, or designee.
(f) The chairperson of the exotic aquatic weeds and species committee established in RSA 487:30, or designee.
(g) A representative of the Appalachian Mountain Club-New Hampshire, appointed by the organization.
(h) A representative of American Whitewater, appointed by the organization.
(i) A representative of the New Hampshire Campground Owners' Association, appointed by the association.
(j) A representative of the New Hampshire Lakes Association, appointed by the association.
(k) A representative of the New Hampshire Rivers Council, appointed by the organization.
(l) A representative of a marine towing company, appointed by the governor.
(m) A representative of a marine trade association, appointed by the governor.
II. Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.
III. The commission shall:
(a) Evaluate potential mechanisms of funding for the search and rescue fund and the lake restoration and preservation fund, including equitability of charges or costs.
(b) Evaluate a target level of funding needed for the various programs.
(c) Explore the feasibility of a boat safe card using the hike safe card as a model, including:
(1) Studying the revenues of the hike safe card, its implementation, number of purchases per year, cost to implement, and measured benefits since implementation.
(2) Studying who would administer and implement a boat safe card program, how revenues would be split, and the possible costs and revenues of implementing such a program.
IV. The members of the study commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the senate member. The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Seven members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
V. The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.
I. Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2018.
II. The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved: May 30, 2018
I. Section 2 shall take effect November 1, 2018
II. Remainder shall take effect May 30, 2018
|Jan. 10, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|March 8, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|April 3, 2018||House||Hearing|
|April 17, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|April 26, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
May 30, 2018: II. Remainder Effective 05/30/2018
Nov. 1, 2018: I. Section 2 Effective 11/01/2018
May 30, 2018: Signed by the Governor on 05/30/2018; Chapter 0129
May 3, 2018: Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 3, 2018: Enrolled 05/03/2018
April 26, 2018: Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/26/2018
: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)
April 26, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/26/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 16 P. 7
April 17, 2018: Executive Session: 04/17/2018 LOB 305
April 17, 2018: Full Committee Work Session: 04/17/2018 10:00 AM LOB 305
April 3, 2018: Public Hearing: 04/03/2018 11:00 AM LOB 305-307
March 7, 2018: Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 7 P. 53
March 8, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-1004s and 2018-1019s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 8, 2018: Sen. Sanborn Floor Amendment # 2018-1019s, AA, VV; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 8, 2018: Committee Amendment # 2018-1004s, AA, VV; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 8, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1004s, 03/08/2018; SC 10A
Jan. 10, 2018: ==TIME CHANGE== Hearing: 01/10/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:20 am; SC 49
Jan. 3, 2018: To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Ways and Means; SJ 1