Bill Details - HB420 (2019)

HB 420 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

27Feb2019... 0315h

2019 SESSION

19-0287

01/08

 

HOUSE BILL 420

 

AN ACT relative to naming buildings and other construction built using public funds.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes certain criteria for naming a state highway, bridge, or building after a person or organization.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

27Feb2019... 0315h 19-0287

01/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to naming buildings and other construction built using public funds.

 

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

 

1  New Section; The State and Its Government; Powers of the Governor and Council; Criteria for Naming State Highways, Bridges, and Buildings.  Amend RSA 4 by inserting after section 43 the following new section:

4:43-a  Criteria for Naming State Highways, Bridges, and Buildings.

I.  A person after whom a state highway, bridge, or building is named shall:

(a)  Have been deceased for at least 2 years.

(b)  Have made a positive contribution to his or her local community, and/or the state, and/or the nation.

II.  An organization or other entity after which a state highway, bridge, or building is named shall have made a positive contribution to its local community, and/or the state, and/or the nation.

III.  The cost of design, construction, maintenance, and installation of any signage, replacement signage, or other markers required under this section shall not be a charge to the state. However, the design, construction, and installation of any signage or other markers required under this section shall be approved by the department of transportation.

IV.  No state highway, bridge, or building shall be renamed as result of this section.

V.  This section shall not apply to property of the university system of New Hampshire or the community college system of New Hampshire.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Public Works and Highways HJ 3 P. 13
Jan. 15, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/15/2019 02:15 pm LOB 201
Jan. 23, 2019 Full Committee Work Session: 01/23/2019 01:30 pm LOB 201
Feb. 5, 2019 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 201
Feb. 13, 2019 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/13/2019 10:30 am LOB 201
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0315h for 02/27/2019 (Vote 18-2; CC) HC 13 P. 13
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0315h (Vote 18-2; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0315h: AA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 22
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0315h: MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 22
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 9
March 26, 2019 Hearing: 03/26/2019, Room 103, LOB, 01:45 pm; SC 15
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC
April 11, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 04/11/2019; SC 17
April 11, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 04/11/2019; SJ 12

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 26, 2019 Senate Hearing
Senate Floor Vote
April 11, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB420 Revision: 4605 Date: Jan. 8, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
HB420 Revision: 5412 Date: Feb. 28, 2019, 3:10 p.m.