HB 135 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 135
SPONSORS: Rep. Abel, Graf. 13; Rep. Almy, Graf. 13; Rep. Sykes, Graf. 13; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. Stavis, Graf. 13; Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26
COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways
This bill requires the commissioner of the department of transportation to notify the municipality in which state-owned rail property is located of any lease of such property.
This bill also requires the lessee of state-owned rail property to meet the same municipal regulatory and safety requirements as private property owners.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
228:57 Sale or Lease; Purpose.
I. The commissioner as sole agent for the state, with the approval of the governor and council, is authorized to sell, transfer or lease all or any part of the rail properties, and other property acquired under the provisions of this subdivision, to any responsible person, firm or corporation, for continued operation of a railroad, or other public use, provided, if necessary, approval for such continued operation, or other public use, is granted by the interstate commerce commission of the United States whenever such approval is required. Such sale, transfer or lease shall be for such price, and subject to said further terms and conditions, as in the opinion of the commissioner are necessary and appropriate to effectuate the purposes of this subdivision.
II. The commissioner shall notify a municipality of the lease of any state-owned rail property located within the municipality at least 15 days before such lease is signed or amended.
III. Any lessee of state-owned rail property shall meet the same municipal regulatory and safety requirements as private property owners.
|Jan. 2, 2019||Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Public Works and Highways HJ 2 P. 39|
|Jan. 15, 2019||Public Hearing: 01/15/2019 01:00 pm LOB 201|
|Jan. 23, 2019||Full Committee Work Session: 01/23/2019 01:00 pm LOB 201|
|Feb. 5, 2019||Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 201|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 15-0; CC)|
|Feb. 14, 2019||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/14/2019 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 11 P. 10|
|Feb. 14, 2019||Removed from Consent (Rep. Cloutier) 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 5|
|Special Order to 2/27/2019 Without Objection HJ 5 P. 77|
|Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection|
|March 7, 2019||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/07/2019|
|Jan. 15, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 5, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 14, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|Feb. 27, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|March 7, 2019||House||Floor Vote|