HB1319 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting the siting of new landfills or expansions of existing landfills near state parks, national parks, or United States Department of Agriculture forest land.


HB 1319 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

12Mar2020... 0995h

12Mar2020... 1108h

 

2020 SESSION

20-2285

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1319

 

AN ACT prohibiting the siting of new landfills or expansions of existing landfills near state parks, national parks, or United States Department of Agriculture forest land.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. French, Graf. 14; Rep. Merner, Coos 7; Rep. Cohen, Hills. 28; Rep. Eisner, Rock. 6; Rep. Spang, Straf. 6; Rep. Dutzy, Hills. 30; Rep. Weston, Graf. 8; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Coursin, Rock. 1; Rep. Josephson, Graf. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the siting of new landfills, excluding expansions of existing landfills, near state parks or national parks.  This bill also defines state and national parks for the purposes of prohibiting the siting of new landfills or expansions of existing landfills.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12Mar2020... 0995h

12Mar2020... 1108h 20-2285

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting the siting of new landfills or expansions of existing landfills near state parks, national parks, or United States Department of Agriculture forest land.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Permit Prohibited Near Certain Parks an Forest Lands.  Amend RSA 149-M:9 by inserting after paragraph XIV the following new paragraph:

XV.  No permit shall be issued by the department for the siting of a new landfill, excluding expansions of existing landfills, if any part of the actual solid waste disposal area is proposed to be located within 2 miles of the boundary of any state or national park.  For purposes of this paragraph, "state park" means any state park managed by the state director of the division of parks and recreation pursuant to RSA 216-A:1-2.  For purposes of this paragraph "national park" means the Appalachian National Scenic Trail as described in RSA 216-D:2 and the Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park.  State or national park shall not include the state historic sites and recreational rail trails.

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

Links

HB1319 at GenCourtMobile
HB1319 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 27, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1319 Revision: 8399 Date: March 16, 2020, 11:29 a.m.
HB1319 Revision: 6944 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:28 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 1 P. 17
Feb. 27, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/27/2020 02:30 pm LOB 303
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 303
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0995h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 11-9; RC) HC 10 P. 54
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0995h (Vote 11-9; RC)
March 12, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0995h: AA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 FLAM # 2020-1108h (Rep. Bixby): AA VV 03/12/2020
March 12, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0995h and 1108h: MA RC 189-123 03/12/2020