HB 1507 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 1507
SPONSORS: Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6; Rep. Camarota, Hills. 7; Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26
COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture
This bill requires the department for environmental services to use electronic postings for notice of receipt of certain permit applications and intent to issue certain draft permits.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
11Mar2020... 0951h 20-2695
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
III. Administration of a permit system, including the terms, conditions, and time frames under which the department shall issue, modify, suspend, revoke, deny, approve, or transfer permits required by this chapter, and means of noticing the public about such permits including, but not limited to, using electronic means via notice on the department's Internet website, and communicating permitting information with affected municipalities.
2 Solid Waste Management; Solid Waste Management; Permit Required; Electronic Notice Required. Amend RSA 149-M:9, VIII to read as follows:
VIII. The department shall act upon each permit application within the time periods specified in rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7. For permits requiring a public hearing under rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7, once the department determines that an application is complete, in no case, without prior written agreement regarding an extension with the applicant, shall the department take longer than 180 days to issue or deny the permit. For permits that do not require a public hearing under rules adopted under RSA 149-M:7, once the department determines that the application is complete, in no case, without the prior written agreement regarding an extension with the applicant, shall the department take longer than 120 days to issue or deny the permit. Prior to such action, the department shall provide notice of the application by publication in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the community and the department's Internet website, and an opportunity for hearing to interested persons. The applicant shall notify abutters of the public hearing in writing by certified mail, return receipt requested. The requirement of public notice and hearing shall apply at the discretion of the department to facilities or activities that will have an insignificant effect on environmental quality as defined by rule under RSA 149-M:7.
|Feb. 27, 2020||House||Hearing|
|March 3, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 1 P. 24|
|Feb. 27, 2020||Public Hearing: 02/27/2020 03:30 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 # 2020-0951h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 10 P. 14|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0951h (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|March 11, 2020||Amendment # 2020-0951h: AA VV 03/11/2020 HJ 7 P. 23|
|March 11, 2020||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0951h: MA VV 03/11/2020 HJ 7 P. 23|
|June 16, 2020||Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|