Bill Text - SB445 (2018)

Designating the Warner River as a protected river.


Revision: April 27, 2018, 8:25 a.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

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.