Bill Details - HB484 (2019)

HB 484-FN-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0504

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 484-FN-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to group dog licenses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Bixby, Straf. 17; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Rep. O'Connor, Rock. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the fee for certain group dog licenses.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0504

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to group dog licenses.

 

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

 

1  Group Licenses; Dogs.  Amend RSA 466:6, III to read as follows:

III.  The fee shall be $20 for [the group license] for 5 dogs plus $1 per dog above the initial 5, $2 of which shall be remitted to the town clerk for deposit into the companion animal neutering fund, established in RSA 437-A:4-a, as the companion animal population control fee, and [$18] the remainder shall be retained by the town or municipality.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

 

LBAO

19-0504

12/31/18

 

HB 484-FN-LOCAL- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to group dog licenses.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [ X ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

LOCAL:

 

 

 

 

   Revenue

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

   Expenditures

$0

$0

$0

$0

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill would increase the annual fee for a group dog licenses from $20 to $20 for the first five dogs and $1 for each dog after the first five.

 

The New Hampshire Municipal Association indicates this bill would increase municipal revenues by an indeterminable amount.  The Association does not have information on the number of group dog license owners, where they are located, or how many dogs they have.  The Association states there will be no impact on municipal expenditures.

 

The Departments of Agriculture, Markets and Food indicates there would be no impact on state revenue or expenditures as the additional amount would be retained locally.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

New Hampshire Municipal Association and Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 3 P. 16
Feb. 5, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 303
March 5, 2019 Executive Session: 03/05/2019 10:30 am LOB 303
Retained in Committee

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 House Hearing
March 5, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB484 Revision: 4764 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 9:10 a.m.