HB1111 (2020) Detail

Relative to the removal and replacement of telephone and electric poles.


HB 1111 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2051

10/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1111

 

AN ACT relative to the removal and replacement of telephone and electric poles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Grote, Rock. 24; Rep. K. Murray, Rock. 24; Rep. Cannon, Straf. 18; Rep. Woodcock, Carr. 2; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a required schedule for the completion of the removal and replacement of telephone and electric poles by a distribution, electric, or telephone company.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2051

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the removal and replacement of telephone and electric poles.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Telephone and Electric Poles; Removal and Replacement.  RSA 231:181 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

231:181  Schedule for Removal and Replacement.  A distribution company, electric company, or telephone company engaging in the removal of an existing pole and the installation of a new pole in place thereof shall complete the transfer of wires, all repairs, and the removal of the existing pole from the site within 90 days from the date of installation of the new pole; provided, however, that for any approved commercial or industrial construction project, the completion of which is expected to take longer than one year, said company shall be required to remove such pole within 6 months from the date of installation of the new pole.  The owner of such pole shall notify all other users of the starting date of such removal and installation work at least 48 hours prior to the commencement of such work, and said owner shall require all other users to remove their wiring and other attachments from the poles in a timely manner.

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

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1111 Revision: 6744 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 9:42 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 10
Feb. 4, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 01:00 pm LOB 301
Feb. 13, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2020 11:00 am LOB 301
Feb. 18, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/18/2020 08:30 am LOB 301
Feb. 18, 2020 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:30 pm LOB 301
March 3, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
Feb. 25, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/25/2020 12:15 pm LOB 301
March 3, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 03/03/2020 08:30 am LOB 301
March 3, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 301