HB1453 (2020) Detail

Establishing a commission to study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.


HB 1453 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0353h

2020 SESSION

20-2397

06/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1453

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Janigian, Rock. 8; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0353h

20-2397

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Commission Established.  Amend RSA 236 by inserting after section 8 the following new section:

236:8-a  Commission Established.

I.  There is established a commission to study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.

II.  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(c)  One representative of the department of safety appointed by the commissioner of the department of safety.

(d)  The commissioner of the department of transportation, or designee.

(e)  A representative of the adaptive traffic signal control systems industry, appointed by the governor.

III.  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

IV.  The commission shall study the implementation of enhanced automation of traffic lights.

V.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

VI.  The commission shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

2  Repeal.  RSA 236:8-a, relative to the commission to study the implementation of enhanced enhanced automation of traffic lights, is repealed.

3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect November 1, 2020.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1453 at GenCourtMobile
HB1453 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1453 Revision: 8164 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:55 p.m.
HB1453 Revision: 7097 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 9:47 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 22
Feb. 5, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/05/2020 02:00 pm LOB 203
Feb. 12, 2020 Executive Session: 02/12/2020 10:00 am LOB 203
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0353h (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0353h for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 16
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0353h: AA VV 02/19/2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0353h: MA VV 02/19/2020