SB163 (2019) Detail

Relative to permits for operation of solid waste management facilities.


CHAPTER 270

SB 163 - FINAL VERSION

 

03/07/2019   0658s

8May2019... 1630h

8May2019... 1840h

2019 SESSION

19-1042

08/06

 

SENATE BILL 163

 

AN ACT relative to permits for operation of solid waste management facilities.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Rep. Renzullo, Hills. 37; Rep. S. Beaudoin, Straf. 9; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the department of environmental services to act upon a permit application no later than 180 days after the application is deemed complete.

 

This bill also specifies the rulemaking authority of the department of environmental services regarding solid waste permits.

 

This bill is a request of the department of environmental services.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/07/2019   0658s

8May2019... 1630h

8May2019... 1840h 19-1042

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to permits for operation of solid waste management facilities.

 

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

 

270:1  Solid Waste Permit Applications.  Amend RSA 149-M:9, VIII to read as follows:

VIII.  The department shall act upon each permit application within [a reasonable period of time] the time periods specified in rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7.  For permits requiring a public hearing under rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7, once the department determines that an application is complete, in no case, without prior written agreement regarding an extension with the applicant, shall the department take longer than 180 days to issue or deny the permit.  For permits that do not require a public hearing under rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7, once the department determines that the application is complete, in no case, without the prior written agreement regarding an extension with the applicant, shall the department take longer than 120 days to issue or deny the permit.  Prior to such action, the department shall provide notice of the application by publication in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the community and an opportunity for hearing to interested persons.  The applicant shall notify abutters of the public hearing in writing by certified mail, return receipt requested.  The requirement of public notice and hearing shall apply at the discretion of the department to facilities or activities that will have an insignificant effect on environmental quality as defined by rule under RSA 149-M:7.

270:2  Rulemaking; Solid Waste Permits; Time Frames.  Amend RSA 149-M:7, III to read as follows:

III.  Administration of a permit system, including the terms,[ and] conditions, and time frames under which the department shall issue, modify, suspend, revoke, deny, approve, or transfer permits required by this chapter.

270:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 19, 2019

Effective Date: September 17, 2019

Links

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SB163 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 12, 2019 Senate Hearing
March 7, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 23, 2019 House Hearing
April 30, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 8, 2019 House Floor Vote
May 14, 2019 House Hearing
May 28, 2019 House Exec Session
June 5, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB163 Revision: 6617 Date: Dec. 4, 2019, 8:14 a.m.
SB163 Revision: 6296 Date: June 13, 2019, 1:51 p.m.
SB163 Revision: 5903 Date: May 8, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
SB163 Revision: 5481 Date: March 7, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
SB163 Revision: 5158 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 8:40 a.m.

Docket


July 19, 2019: Signed by the Governor on 07/19/2019; Chapter 270; Effective 09/17/2019


June 27, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21


June 27, 2019: Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53


June 13, 2019: Sen. Fuller Clark Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/13/2019; SJ 20


June 5, 2019: Ought to Pass: MA VV 06/05/2019 HJ 17 P. 19


June 5, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 06/05/2019 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 27 P. 7


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)


May 28, 2019: Executive Session: 05/28/2019 10:30 am LOB 306


May 14, 2019: Public Hearing: 05/14/2019 11:00 am LOB 306


May 8, 2019: Referred to Executive Departments and Administration 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 63


May 8, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1630h and 1840h: MA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 63


May 8, 2019: FLAM # 2019-1840h (Rep. Aron): AA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 63


May 8, 2019: Amendment # 2019-1630h: AA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 63


May 8, 2019: Removed from Consent (Rep. Pearl) 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 2


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1630h (Vote 19-0; CC)


May 8, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1630h for 05/08/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 23 P. 4


April 30, 2019: Executive Session: 04/30/2019 10:30 am LOB 303


April 23, 2019: Public Hearing: 04/23/2019 11:00 am LOB 303


March 20, 2019: Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 11 P. 70


March 7, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0658s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/07/2019; SJ 7


March 7, 2019: Committee Amendment # 2019-0658s, AA, VV; 03/07/2019; SJ 7


March 7, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0658s, 03/07/2019; SC 12


Feb. 12, 2019: Hearing: 02/12/2019, Room 103, SH, 09:45 am; SC 10


Jan. 3, 2019: Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 4