Bill Details - HB183 (2019)

HB 183 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

14Mar2019... 0561h

2019 SESSION

19-0136

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 183

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the applications of microgrids in New Hampshire and changes in law necessary to allow for microgrids in electrical supply.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19; Rep. Moffett, Merr. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the applications of microgrids in New Hampshire and changes in law necessary to allow for microgrids in electricity supply.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14Mar2019... 0561h 19-0136

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the applications of microgrids in New Hampshire and changes in law necessary to allow for microgrids in electrical supply.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the applications of microgrids in New Hampshire and changes in law necessary to allow for microgrids in electricity supply.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Four members 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.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the applications of microgrids in New Hampshire and changes in law necessary to allow for microgrids in electricity supply, with a view to both near-term and long-term applications in the state.  For this purpose, the committee shall consult with representatives of utility companies, companies involved with microgrid development, and members of the general public with specific knowledge regarding microgrids and their benefits, as well as obstacles to their deployment.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2019.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 2 P. 40
Jan. 30, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/30/2019 10:15 am LOB 304
Feb. 19, 2019 Executive Session: 02/19/2019 02:00 pm LOB 304
March 7, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0561h (NT) for 03/07/2019 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 14 P. 18
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0561h (NT) (Vote 12-8; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Special Order to 03/14/2019 Without Objection
March 14, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0561h (NT): AA VV 03/14/2019
March 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0561h (NT): MA DV 206-132 03/14/2019
March 21, 2019 Introduced 03/21/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 10

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 19, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB183 Revision: 4478 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
HB183 Revision: 5531 Date: March 14, 2019, 4:03 p.m.