HB1532 (2020) Detail

(New Title) establishing a committee to review and propose initiatives to implement the recommendations of the 2020 forest resources plan.


HB 1532 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

11Mar2020... 0673h

2020 SESSION

20-2563

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1532

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to review and propose initiatives to implement the recommendations of the 2020 forest resources plan.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Laflamme, Coos 3; Rep. Noel, Coos 3; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to review and propose initiatives to implement the recommendations of the 2020 forest resources plan.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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... 0673h 20-2563

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to review and propose initiatives to implement the recommendations of the 2020 forest resources plan.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to  review and propose initiatives to implement the recommendations of the 2020 forest resources plan developed pursuant to RSA 227-I:6-8.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

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

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

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall consult with the Forest Advisory Board established in RSA 227-I:5 to review the 2020 forest resources plan and develop recommendations for implementation of its findings including the following:

I.  The future of forest resources in the short and long term.

II.  The management of forest resources for public benefits such as recreation, clean air and water, wildlife habitat, and climate change.

III.  The future development of the forest products industry to optimize technological and market advancements and employment opportunities.

IV.  The opportunities for northeast regional cooperation.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee 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.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1532 at GenCourtMobile
HB1532 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1532 Revision: 8317 Date: March 11, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
HB1532 Revision: 7139 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 1 P. 25
Feb. 4, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 10:30 am LOB 305
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 10:00 am LOB 305
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0673h (NT) for 03/11/2020 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 10 P. 27
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0673h (Vote 17-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0673h (NT): AA VV 03/11/2020
March 11, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0673h (NT): MA VV 03/11/2020
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