HB1347 (2020) Detail

Addressing impacts to other water users from new sources of water for community water systems.


HB 1347 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2543

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1347

 

AN ACT addressing impacts to other water users from new sources of water for community water systems.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Welch, Rock. 13; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Green, Rock. 13; Rep. Guthrie, Rock. 13; Rep. Hobson, Rock. 35; Rep. Salloway, Straf. 5; Rep. Somssich, Rock. 27; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the department of environmental services to adopt rules concerning small groundwater withdrawals from new sources of water.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2543

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT addressing impacts to other water users from new sources of water for community water systems.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Small Groundwater Withdrawals.  Amend RSA 485-C by inserting after section 25 the following new section:

485-C:26  Groundwater Withdrawals Less than 57,600 Gallons Over Any 24-Hour Period for Community Water Systems.  The department shall adopt rules pursuant to RSA 541-A specifying criteria and procedures to ensure a groundwater withdrawal less than 57,600 gallons over any 24-hour period from a new source of water for a community water system as defined by RSA 485:1-a and subject to RSA 485:8 does not cause an unmitigated impact to an existing private water supply well in accordance with RSA 485-C:21, V-c(a) or RSA 485-C:21, V-c(c).

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

Links

HB1347 at GenCourtMobile
HB1347 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 19, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1347 Revision: 6966 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:54 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development
Feb. 19, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 02/19/2020 01:00 pm LOB 305
Feb. 13, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/13/2020 01:00 pm LOB 305
Feb. 13, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/13/2020 09:30 am LOB 305
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:00 am LOB 305