Bill Details - HB594 (2019)

HB 594-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

27Feb2019... 0372h

2019 SESSION

19-0631

05/06

 

HOUSE BILL 594-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Turcotte, Merr. 22; Rep. Carson, Merr. 7; Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Howard, Belk. 8; Rep. Saunderson, Merr. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0372h 19-0631

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.

 

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 installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  One member 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 installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.  The committee shall:

I.  Consider the advantages and disadvantages of rumble strips, including their effectiveness as a safety measure, cost, decibel levels, and effect on property values.

II.  Consider the potential expanded use of sinusoidal rumble strips, commonly called mumble strips.

III.  Examine current criteria for the location and placement of rumble strips and mumble strips, and whether there is adequate opportunity for public input.

IV.  Review state rules, policies, and procedures governing the installation of rumble strips and mumble strips, and determine whether modification or clarification is appropriate.

V.  Solicit information and testimony from the department of transportation and any other individual or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

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.  Four 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.

 

LBAO

19-0631

Amended 3/1/19

 

HB 594-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-0372h)

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.

 

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

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a committee to study the installation of rumble strips on state roads and highways.  The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill has no fiscal impact on state, county, and local expenditures or revenue.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Transportation HJ 3 P. 21
Jan. 29, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 10:00 am LOB 203
Feb. 5, 2019 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/05/2019 01:00 pm LOB 203
Feb. 12, 2019 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/12/2019 02:00 pm LOB 203
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0372h (NT) (Vote 18-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0372h (NT) for 02/27/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 13 P. 14
Feb. 27, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0372h (NT): AA VV 02/27/2019
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0372h (NT): MA VV 02/27/2019
Feb. 27, 2019 Referred to Public Works and Highways 02/27/2019
March 13, 2019 Public Hearing: 03/13/2019 09:30 am LOB 201
March 18, 2019 Executive Session: 03/18/2019 09:30 am LOB 201
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 13-0; CC)

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 13, 2019 House Hearing
March 18, 2019 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB594 Revision: 4860 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
HB594 Revision: 5391 Date: March 4, 2019, 11:33 a.m.