Bill Details - HB679 (2019)

HB 679 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0784

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 679

 

AN ACT authorizing the department of environmental services to lease land associated with state-owned impoundments.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Parkhurst, Ches. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill directs the department of environmental services to establish a leasing program for land associated with state-owned impoundments.  The lease program for land associated with state-owned impoundments and the lease program specifically for Lake Francis shall be exempt from the procedure in RSA 4:40, regarding the disposal of state property.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0784

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT authorizing the department of environmental services to lease land associated with state-owned impoundments.

 

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

 

1  The State and its Government; Powers of the Governor and Council; Disposal of Real Estate; Exemption Added.  Amend RSA 4:40, I to read as follows:

I.  Except as provided in RSA 4:39-c, RSA 228:31-b, [and] RSA 204-D, RSA 481:3-a, and RSA 481:3-b, upon recommendation of the head of any state department having jurisdiction over the same, all requests for the disposal or leasing of state-owned properties shall be reviewed and approved by the long range capital planning and utilization committee, with advice from the council on resources and development, prior to submission to the governor and council for approval.  Upon determination that the property is no longer needed by the state, the governor and council shall first offer it to the town, city, or county in which the property is located.  If the town, city, or county refuses the offer, the governor and council may sell, convey, transfer, or lease the real property.

2  New Section; State Dams, Reservoirs, and Other Water Conservation Projects; Leasing of Land Associated with State-Owned Impoundments.  Amend RSA 481 by inserting after section 3-a the following new section:

481:3-b  Leasing Program for Land Associated with State-Owned Impoundments.  The department shall establish and administer a property leasing program for land associated with state-owned impoundments.  The leasing program shall be organized and implemented in a manner compatible with the department's primary responsibility for managing such impoundments.  The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to the criteria for leasing land associated with state-owned impoundments managed by the department.    

3  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. 25
Jan. 29, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 11:15 am LOB 201
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 201
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/14/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 11 P. 10
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-0; CC)
Feb. 14, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 21

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB679 Revision: 4960 Date: Jan. 16, 2019, 12:42 p.m.