Bill Details - HB412 (2019)

HB 412 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0536

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 412

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the long-term consequences of decommissioning nuclear power plants.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McGhee, Hills. 40; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 20; Rep. Woodbury, Hills. 5; Rep. St. John, Hills. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the long-term consequences of decommissioning nuclear power plants.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0536

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the long-term consequences of decommissioning nuclear power plants.

 

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 long term consequences of decommissioning nuclear power plants.

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)  Two members 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 effect that decommissioning nuclear power plants will have on carbon emissions and the economics of the state.  The committee shall also study the costs of replacement and determine what energy sources are available to replace nuclear power and whether they will be sufficient to provide the state's energy needs.

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. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 3 P. 13
Feb. 19, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/19/2019 11:00 am LOB 304
March 6, 2019 Executive Session: 03/06/2019 10:30 am LOB 304
Retained in Committee

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 19, 2019 House Hearing
March 6, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB412 Revision: 4641 Date: Jan. 7, 2019, 4:13 p.m.