Bill Details - SB53 (2019)

CHAPTER 187

SB 53-LOCAL - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0615

06/03

 

SENATE BILL 53-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to maintenance of roads and highways to summer cottages.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Porter, Hills. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits the legislative body of a town to extend the exemption period for the maintenance of highways to summer cottages.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0615

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to maintenance of roads and highways to summer cottages.

 

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

 

187:1  Maintenance of Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Amend RSA 231:79 to read as follows:

231:79  Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Towns shall be exempt from keeping open and repairing highways to summer cottages from December 10 to April 10, subject to RSA 231:81, IV.

187:2  New Paragraph; Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Amend RSA 231:81 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  By a majority vote of the legislative body, a town may extend the exemption period in RSA 231:79 for all highways to summer cottages within the town, but in no event may the period begin earlier than November 15 or end later than April 30.  The extended period shall remain in effect until amended or rescinded by majority vote of the legislative body.

187:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 10, 2019

Effective Date: September 08, 2019

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, 02:30 pm; SC 9
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/14/2019; Vote 5-0; CC SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 11 P. 69
April 16, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/16/2019 01:00 pm LOB 301
May 14, 2019 Executive Session: 05/14/2019 10:00 am LOB 301
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 16-2; RC)
June 5, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 06/05/2019 (Vote 16-2; RC) HC 27 P. 18
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
June 5, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA VV 06/05/2019 HJ 17 P. 79
June 13, 2019 Enrolled 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 18
June 13, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 06/13/2019); SJ 21
July 10, 2019 Signed by the Governor on 07/10/2019; Chapter 187; Effective 09/08/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 16, 2019 House Hearing
May 14, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
June 5, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB53 Revision: 5000 Date: Jan. 17, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
SB53 Revision: 6198 Date: June 7, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
SB53 Revision: 6520 Date: July 11, 2019, 1:33 p.m.