Bill Details - SB445 (2018)

SB 445 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2791

08/06

 

SENATE BILL 445

 

AN ACT designating the Warner River as a protected river.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Carson, Merr. 7; Rep. Mullen, Straf. 1; Rep. Suzanne Smith, Graf. 8; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill designates the Warner River as a protected River.

 

This bill is a request of the department of environmental services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2791

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT designating the Warner River as a protected river.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Warner River; Designated for Protection.  Amend RSA 483:15 by inserting after paragraph XVIII the following new paragraph:

XIX.(a)  Warner River - west branch - as a rural-community river from the confluence with Andrew Brook in Bradford 1.1 miles to the confluence with the Warner River main stem.

(b)  Warner River - main stem:

(1)  As a rural-community river from the confluence of the West Branch Warner River and Hoyt Brook in Bradford 2.9 miles to the Melvin Mills bridge in Warner.

(2)  As a community river from the Melvin Mills bridge in Warner 1.8 miles to a point immediately downstream of the Swain Lowell Dam.

(3)  As a rural river from a point immediately downstream of the Swain Lowell Dam in Warner 2.9 miles to a point immediately upstream of the Warner River Dam in the Waterloo Village District.

(4)  As a community river from a point immediately upstream of the Warner River Dam in the Waterloo Village District 3.4 miles to the confluence with Bartlett Brook in Warner.

(5)  As a rural river from the confluence with Bartlett Brook in Warner 8.0 miles to the confluence with the Contoocook River in Hopkinton.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 103, SH, 10:00 am; SC 49
Jan. 25, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/25/2018; SC 4
Feb. 1, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/01/2018; SC 5
Feb. 1, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 7 P. 51
April 3, 2018 ==TIME CHANGE== Public Hearing: 04/03/2018 01:30 PM LOB 305-307
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
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 14-4; RC)
April 26, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/26/2018 (Vote 14-4; RC) HC 16 P. 15
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA DV 242-60 04/26/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled 05/03/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
Jan. 25, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 1, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 3, 2018 House Hearing
April 17, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 26, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB445 Revision: 2796 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
SB445 Revision: 3640 Date: April 27, 2018, 8:25 a.m.