Bill Text - SB443 (2018)

(New Title) relative to the jurisdiction of counties concerning retail electric supply, and allowing the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.


Revision: June 13, 2018, 4:35 p.m.

CHAPTER 225

SB 443 - FINAL VERSION

 

5Apr2018... 1124h

2018 SESSION

18-3001

10/05

 

SENATE BILL 443

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of counties concerning retail electric supply, and allowing the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Binford, Graf. 15; Rep. Brown, Graf. 16; Rep. J. Belanger, Hills. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits certain county governments to access certified competitive retail electric supply markets.  This bill also allows the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

5Apr2018... 1124h 18-3001

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of counties concerning retail electric supply, and allowing the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

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

 

225:1  New Paragraph; Jurisdiction of Counties.  Amend RSA 23:1-a by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  Any county government, located within the service territory of a municipal electric utility established prior to July 1, 1997 that does not voluntarily unbundle its rates and allow access to competitive retail electric supply markets as provided in RSA 38:34, shall have access to such markets and may negotiate competitive, reasonable, unbundled rates.

225:2  County Conventions; Delegation Coordinators; Carroll County.  Amend RSA 24:12-a to read as follows:

24:12-a  Delegation Coordinators for Hillsborough, Carroll, and Rockingham Counties.  The county conventions for Hillsborough, Carroll, and Rockingham counties shall each have the authority to employ a delegation coordinator and other employees who shall perform duties as required by the executive committee, subcommittees, and the legislative delegation.

225:3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect June 8, 2018.

II. Remainder shall take effect August 7, 2018.

CHAPTER 225

SB 443 - FINAL VERSION

 

5Apr2018... 1124h

2018 SESSION

18-3001

10/05

 

SENATE BILL 443

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of counties concerning retail electric supply, and allowing the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Binford, Graf. 15; Rep. Brown, Graf. 16; Rep. J. Belanger, Hills. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits certain county governments to access certified competitive retail electric supply markets.  This bill also allows the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

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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.

5Apr2018... 1124h 18-3001

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the jurisdiction of counties concerning retail electric supply, and allowing the Carroll county convention to employ a delegation coordinator.

 

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

 

225:1  New Paragraph; Jurisdiction of Counties.  Amend RSA 23:1-a by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  Any county government, located within the service territory of a municipal electric utility established prior to July 1, 1997 that does not voluntarily unbundle its rates and allow access to competitive retail electric supply markets as provided in RSA 38:34, shall have access to such markets and may negotiate competitive, reasonable, unbundled rates.

225:2  County Conventions; Delegation Coordinators; Carroll County.  Amend RSA 24:12-a to read as follows:

24:12-a  Delegation Coordinators for Hillsborough, Carroll, and Rockingham Counties.  The county conventions for Hillsborough, Carroll, and Rockingham counties shall each have the authority to employ a delegation coordinator and other employees who shall perform duties as required by the executive committee, subcommittees, and the legislative delegation.

225:3  Effective Date.  

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect June 8, 2018.

II. Remainder shall take effect August 7, 2018.