HB204 (2019) Detail

Establishing a committee to review and update the penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater.


HB 204 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0214

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 204

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to review and update the penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to review the penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater and propose legislation to update such penalties if necessary.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0214

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to review and update the penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to review the penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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

(a)  Three 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 review current penalties for contaminating drinking water and groundwater and propose legislation to update such penalties if necessary.

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.  

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.

Links

HB204 at GenCourtMobile
HB204 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
March 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB204 Revision: 4299 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 8:58 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 2 P. 41
Jan. 22, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 01:30 pm LOB 305
March 13, 2019 Executive Session: 03/13/2019 10:00 am LOB 305
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0924h (NT) (Vote 11-9; RC)
March 19, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0924h (NT) for 03/19/2019 (Vote 11-9; RC) HC 16 P. 31
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 20, 2019 Lay on Table (Rep. Suzanne Smith): MA RC 341-3 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 20
Died on Table