HB 707 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 707
SPONSORS: Rep. Notter, Hills. 21
COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development
This bill requires costs that are recovered from damages awarded in cases of hazardous waste clean up after expenditures from the drinking water and groundwater trust fund be deposited in such fund.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
(a) The attorney general may institute an action before the superior court for the county in which the facility is located against any person liable pursuant to paragraph I of this section to recover all costs incurred by the state. Costs recovered under this section shall be deposited into the fund except that costs recovered from expenditures of the drinking water and groundwater trust fund established in RSA 6-D:1 shall be deposited into the drinking water and groundwater trust fund.
(c) Any damages received by the state as a result of action taken under this section to recover costs associated with the pollution of drinking water or groundwater shall be deposited in to the drinking water and groundwater trust fund established in RSA 6-D:1.
III. Costs paid from the trust fund for the actions described in paragraph I(a) and recovered by the state pursuant to RSA 147-B:10, III(a) shall be deposited into the drinking water and groundwater trust fund established in RSA 6-D:1. In addition, upon payment from the trust fund for any costs for which a third party would otherwise be liable, the right to recover payment from such third party shall be assumed by the drinking water and groundwater advisory commission to the extent of payment made from the trust fund. Any money so recovered shall be repaid to the trust fund. No party shall receive multiple compensation for the same injury, and any such compensation shall be repaid to the trust fund.
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 3 P. 27|
|Feb. 26, 2019||Public Hearing: 02/26/2019 01:30 pm LOB 305-307|
|March 13, 2019||Executive Session: 03/13/2019 10:00 am LOB 305|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|March 19, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/19/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 16 P. 13|
|March 19, 2019||Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/19/2019|
|March 28, 2019||Introduced 03/28/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 12|
|April 16, 2019||Hearing: 04/16/2019, Room 103, SH, 09:30 am; SC 18|
|Feb. 26, 2019||House||Hearing|
|March 13, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 19, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 16, 2019||Senate||Hearing|