HB 325 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 325
SPONSORS: Rep. Grassie, Straf. 11; Rep. Adjutant, Graf. 17
COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development
This bill enables public boat access facility owners to provide tools for cleaning boats at their access sites and requires boaters at such facilities to use such tools to clean their boats.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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:
487:16-e Use of Best Available Technology at Public Boat Access Sites.
I. Public boat access facility owners such as state agencies and municipalities, may provide various technologies including, but not limited to, garden hoses, cleaning tools or units, and decontamination units at their access sites for the purposes of cleaning, draining, drying, or decontaminating boats, trailers, and aquatic gear in order to prevent the spread of aquatic exotic invasive species.
II. Prior to entering and after exiting the waterbody through a boat access facility, boaters using public boat access facilities shall use the clean, drain, dry, or decontamination technology made available at that site when such technology is available, without cost, and not otherwise restricting access to the public waterbody.
487:16-f Penalties. Notwithstanding RSA 487:7, any person who violates RSA 487:16-c through 487:16-e shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of $50 for a first offense, $100 for a second offense, and $250 for any subsequent offense. The authority to enforce these sections shall extend to all peace officers in the state of New Hampshire.
Approved: June 21, 2019
Effective Date: January 01, 2020
|Feb. 12, 2019||House||Hearing|
|March 6, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 19, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 23, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|May 2, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
June 21, 2019: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/21/2019; Chapter 100; Eff: 01/01/2020
May 8, 2019: Enrolled 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 101
May 15, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 05/15/2019); SJ 17
May 2, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2019; SJ 15
May 2, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2019; SC 20
April 23, 2019: Hearing: 04/23/2019, Room 103, SH, 09:30 am; SC 19
March 28, 2019: Introduced 03/28/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 12
March 20, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/20/2019 HJ 11 P. 22
March 19, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/19/2019 (Vote 15-4; RC) HC 16 P. 32
: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 15-4; RC)
March 6, 2019: Executive Session: 03/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 305
Feb. 12, 2019: Public Hearing: 02/12/2019 10:45 am LOB 305
Jan. 2, 2019: Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 2 P. 45