HB1406 (2020) Detail

(New Title) relative to the property tax exemptions for solar and wind-powered energy systems.


HB 1406 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0484h

2020 SESSION

20-2175

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1406

 

AN ACT relative to the property tax exemptions for solar and wind-powered energy systems.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Panasiti, Hills. 22; Rep. M. Murray, Hills. 22; Rep. Harrington, Straf. 3; Rep. Radhakrishnan, Hills. 22; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that a municipality that adopts a property tax exemption for solar energy systems or wind-powered energy systems may adopt exemption limits for off grid, net metered, group net metered, and direct retail arrangements.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Feb2020... 0484h

20-2175

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the property tax exemptions for solar and wind-powered energy systems.

 

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

 

1  Persons and Property Liable to Taxation; Exemption for Solar Energy Systems; Adoption of Exemption.  Amend RSA 72:62 to read as follows:

72:62  Exemption for Solar Energy Systems.  Each city and town may adopt under RSA 72:27-a an exemption from the assessed value, for property tax purposes, for persons owning real property which is equipped with a solar energy system as defined in RSA 72:61.  A city or town adopting an exemption under this section may adopt specific exemption limits for off grid, net metered, group net metered, and direct retail sale arrangements.  

2  Persons and Property Liable to Taxation; Exemption for Wind-Powered Energy Systems.  Amend RSA 72:66 to read as follows:

72:66  Exemption for Wind-Powered Energy Systems.  Each city and town may adopt under RSA 72:27-a an exemption from the assessed value, for property tax purposes, for persons owning real property which is equipped with a wind-powered energy system.  A city or town adopting an exemption under this section may adopt specific exemption limits for off grid, net metered, group net metered, and direct retail sale arrangements.  

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

Links

HB1406 at GenCourtMobile
HB1406 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1406 Revision: 8161 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:26 p.m.
HB1406 Revision: 7017 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 4:03 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 1 P. 21
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 10:30 am LOB 301
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 10:00 am LOB 301
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0484h (NT) for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 7 P. 13
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0484h (Vote 19-1; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0484h (NT): AA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 19
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0484h (NT): MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 19
March 11, 2020 Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7
June 16, 2020 Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8