Bill Details - HB312 (2019)

CHAPTER 82

HB 312 - FINAL VERSION

 

20Mar2019... 0726h

8May2019... 1882-EBA

2019 SESSION

19-0483

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 312

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study tiny houses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Testerman, Merr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study tiny houses.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20Mar2019... 0726h

8May2019... 1882-EBA 19-0483

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study tiny houses.

 

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

 

82:1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study tiny houses.

82:2  Membership and Compensation.

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

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, at least one of whom shall be a member of the house municipal and county government committee, 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.

82:3  Duties.  The committee shall study issues associated with state and local permitting of tiny houses suitable for year-round occupancy, including both tiny houses on permanent foundations and tiny houses on wheels. Such issues shall include, but not be limited to, building codes, fire codes, conflicts with local land use ordinances and regulations, and other local codes.  The committee shall determine what constitutes a "tiny house," both on a permanent foundation and on wheels. The committee may seek the testimony of any individuals or organizations it deems appropriate.

82:4  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.

82:5  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.

82:6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 18, 2019

Effective Date: June 18, 2019

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 45
March 6, 2019 Public Hearing: 03/06/2019 11:00 am LOB 301-303
March 13, 2019 Executive Session: 03/13/2019 10:00 am LOB 301
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0726h (NT) (Vote 17-1; RC)
March 19, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0726h (NT) for 03/19/2019 (Vote 17-1; RC) HC 16 P. 30
March 20, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0726h (NT): AA VV 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 15
March 20, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0726h (NT): MA VV 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 15
March 28, 2019 Introduced 03/28/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 12
April 10, 2019 Hearing: 04/10/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 17
April 11, 2019 Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 17
May 2, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 20
May 2, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2019; SJ 15
May 2, 2019 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2019-1882e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/02/2019); SJ 16
May 8, 2019 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2019-1882e: AA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 100
May 30, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 05/30/2019); SJ 19
May 23, 2019 Enrolled 05/23/2019 HJ 16 P. 51
June 18, 2019 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/18/2019; Chapter 82; Eff: 06/18/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 6, 2019 House Hearing
March 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 11, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 10, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB312 Revision: 4504 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
HB312 Revision: 5634 Date: March 21, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
HB312 Revision: 5799 Date: May 14, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
HB312 Revision: 6366 Date: June 19, 2019, 3:59 p.m.