Bill Details - SB241 (2019)

SB 241-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/21/2019   0541s

2019 SESSION

19-1005

06/01

 

SENATE BILL 241-FN-A

 

AN ACT relative to funding for the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Mangipudi, Hills. 35; Rep. O'Brien, Hills. 36; Rep. Telerski, Hills. 35; Rep. Jack, Hills. 36; Rep. Cleaver, Hills. 35

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits the department of transportation to access certain federal funding for the purpose of completing the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project in the 2019-2028 Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan.

 

The bill also permits the department of transportation to use toll credits for this project.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/21/2019   0541s 19-1005

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to funding for the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project.

 

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

 

1  Department of Transportation.  The department of transportation is hereby authorized to access the Boston Urbanized Area Formula Funding program of the Federal Transit Administration, 49 U.S.C. section 5307, identified in the 2019-2028 Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan, to complete the project development phase of the project named Nashua-Manchester-Concord, project number 40818.  The department may use toll credits pursuant to RSA 228:12-a for this project.

2  Use of Toll Credits.  Amend RSA 228:12-a to read as follows:

228:12-a  Use of Toll Credits.  The department may use toll credits as a match for federal highway funds solely for the funding of highway and road projects, [or] projects concerning the travel of motor vehicles on such highways and roads, and the completion of the project development phase of the project named Nashua-Manchester-Concord, project number 40818, in the 2019-2028 Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan.  Any other use of toll credits shall require approval of the joint legislative capital budget overview committee, established in RSA 17-J:1, prior to moving the project forward for approval in the state 10-year transportation improvement program.

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

 

LBAO

19-1005

Amended 2/22/19

 

SB 241-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-0541s)

 

AN ACT relative to funding for the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project.

 

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

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

$0

$0

   Expenditures

Indeterminable Increase

Indeterminable Increase

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [    ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Other - Federal

 

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill would place the project development phase of the Capitol Corridor project into the 2019-2028 Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan.  The Department of Transportation reports the impact on expenditures and revenue will be an indeterminable amount, due to the project requiring a competitive bid and fee negotiation process in the future.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Transportation

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 4
Feb. 5, 2019 Hearing: 02/05/2019, Room 103, LOB, 02:00 pm; SC 9
Feb. 21, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/21/2019; SC 11
Feb. 21, 2019 Sen. Levesque Floor Amendment # 2019-0541s, RC 14Y-10N, AA; 02/21/2019; SJ 6
Feb. 21, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0541s, RC 14Y-10N, MA; OT3rdg; 02/21/2019; SJ 6

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB241 Revision: 5223 Date: Jan. 23, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
SB241 Revision: 5386 Date: Feb. 22, 2019, 1:18 p.m.