HB1255 (2020) Detail

Relative to roadside memorials.


HB 1255 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2562

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1255

 

AN ACT relative to roadside memorials.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Eaton, Ches. 3; Rep. Graham, Hills. 7; Rep. Cloutier, Sull. 10; Rep. Jack, Hills. 36

 

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits roadside memorials within the right of way of any primary or secondary highway.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2562

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to roadside memorials.

 

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

 

1  Highway Regulation; Removal of Obstructions.  Amend RSA 236:29 to read as follows:

236:29  Removal of Obstructions.  

I.  The department of transportation may remove all obstructions in class I, class II, class III, or class III-a highways, and the highway agent of any city or town may remove all obstructions on any other highway and on town maintained portions of class II highways.

II.  No roadside memorials are permitted within the right of way of any primary or secondary highway.  If not removed pursuant to RSA 236:29, I, the department of transportation shall remove and dispose of any roadside memorial after 90 days commencing from the date of the event being memorialized.

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

Links

HB1255 at GenCourtMobile
HB1255 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1255 Revision: 6905 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Public Works and Highways HJ 1 P. 15
Feb. 5, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/05/2020 10:00 am LOB 201
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 201