HB1129 (2020) Detail

Relative to notice requirements for certain municipal public hearings.


HB 1129 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2107

11/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1129

 

AN ACT relative to notice requirements for certain municipal public hearings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Coursin, Rock. 1; Rep. Barnes, Rock. 8; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Gilman, Rock. 18; Rep. Dutzy, Hills. 30

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the notice requirements for certain municipal public hearings by allowing notice of the hearing to be posted on the municipal website.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2107

11/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to notice requirements for certain municipal public hearings.

 

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

 

1  Planning and Zoning; Notice Requirements for Public Hearing.  Amend RSA 675:7, I to read as follows:

I.  Notice shall be given for the time and place of each public hearing held under RSA 675:2-4 and RSA 675:6 at least 10 calendar days before the hearing.  The notice required under this section shall not include the day notice is posted or the day of the public hearing.  Notice of each public hearing shall be published in a paper of general circulation in the municipality and shall be posted in at least 2 public places.  Notice may be published on the municipality's Internet website, if such exists, instead of in a paper of general circulation.  Any person owning property in the municipality may request notice of all public hearings on proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance, and the municipality shall provide notice, at no cost to the person, electronically or by first class mail.

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

Links

HB1129 at GenCourtMobile
HB1129 Discussion

Action Dates

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

Bill Text Revisions

HB1129 Revision: 6762 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 10:08 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 01:30 pm LOB 301
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:30 pm LOB 301
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0696h (Vote 19-0; CC)