HB1126 (2020) Detail

Relative to removal of trees from state property.


HB 1126 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2091

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1126

 

AN ACT relative to removal of trees from state property.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Fedolfi, Hills. 1; Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. Kolodziej, Rock. 7; Sen. Ward, Dist 8

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the state from clear cutting trees from certain parts of state-owned land.  This bill also requires the state to remove debris after it select cuts trees from certain parts of state-owned land.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2091

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to removal of trees from state property.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Forest Cutting.  Amend RSA 227-I by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

227-I:4-a  Forest Cutting.  The state shall not clear cut trees within 75 feet of the developed land of a private abutter.  If the state intends to select cut trees in such area, the state shall clear all slash and debris from such area, including dead trees which are no longer supported by the remaining trees, when finished with select cutting operations.  

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

Links

HB1126 at GenCourtMobile
HB1126 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1126 Revision: 6759 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 10:04 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 1 P. 10
Feb. 4, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 305
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 10:00 am LOB 305
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 10 P. 25
March 11, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/11/2020