Bill Details - HB454 (2019)

HB 454 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0060

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 454

 

AN ACT relative to site evaluation committee criteria for energy facility siting.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Backus, Hills. 19; Rep. Oxenham, Sull. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the criteria to be used by the site evaluation committee.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0060

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to site evaluation committee criteria for energy facility siting.

 

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

 

1  Energy Facility Siting; Terms and Conditions.  Amend RSA 162-H:16, IV(c) to read as follows:

(c)  The site and facility will not have an unreasonable adverse effect on property within the impact area of the facility, as determined by evidence used to establish diminution of value in other proceedings, including but not limited to eminent domain and municipal appraisals, or on aesthetics, historic sites, air and water quality, the natural environment, and public health and safety.  An unreasonable adverse effect on municipal property shall be determined by whether the site and facility would diminish the value of such municipal property if it were private property.

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 Science, Technology and Energy HJ 3 P. 15
Jan. 23, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/23/2019 01:00 pm LOB 305-307
March 6, 2019 Executive Session: 03/06/2019 10:30 am LOB 304
March 19, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/19/2019 (Vote 17-2; CC) HC 16 P. 14
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-2; CC)
March 19, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/19/2019 HJ 10 P. 35

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2019 House Hearing
March 6, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB454 Revision: 4676 Date: Jan. 10, 2019, 2:58 p.m.