HB640 (2020) Detail

(New Title) establishing a public boat access donation program for operators of non-motorized boats and requiring the fish and game department to prepare a report relating to such program.


HB 640-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

8Jan2020... 2839h

2019 SESSION

P-19-0751

11/04

 

HOUSE BILL 640-FN

 

AN ACT establishing a public boat access donation program for operators of non-motorized boats and requiring the fish and game department to prepare a report relating to such program.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Goley, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game and Marine Resources

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a public boat access program for operators of non-motorized boats and others, and requires the fish and game department to file a report on the effectiveness of such program.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Jan2020... 2839h P-19-0751

11/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a public boat access donation program for operators of non-motorized boats and requiring the fish and game department to prepare a report relating to such program.

 

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

 

1  Fish and Game Commission; Report Required.  Within 2 years of the effective date of rules adopted pursuant to RSA 233-A:15, the fish and game department shall submit a report to the house fish and game and marine resources committee that describes how the donation program has been implemented and its success in raising revenue for public boat access.

2  New Section; Public Boat Access Program; Donations by Operators of Non-Motorized Boats.  Amend RSA 233-A by inserting after section 14 the following new section:

233-A:15  Donations by Operators of Non-Motorized Boats.  The executive director shall adopt rules pursuant to RSA 541-A to permit operators of non-motorized boats and others that use public boat access areas to make donations to support the development and maintenance of such areas.  The program may include various methods of advertising the program, such as posted signs at access areas, and recognizing those who have contributed, such as with a sticker, card, or letter of thanks.  All funds collected pursuant to this paragraph shall be deposited into the public boat access fund established in RSA 233-A:13.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 30 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

19-0751

Amended 2/5/20

 

HB 640-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-2839h)

 

AN ACT establishing a public boat access donation program for operators of non-motorized boats and requiring the fish and game department to prepare a report relating to such program.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill establishes a public boat access program to be developed through the rulemaking process under RSA 541-A.  Any impact on state revenues or expenditures will be determined through said process and are not directly attributable to this bill.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Fish and Game Department

 

Links

HB640 at GenCourtMobile
HB640 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
Nov. 7, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB640 Revision: 7868 Date: Feb. 5, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
HB640 Revision: 7489 Date: Jan. 16, 2019, 9:13 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Fish and Game and Marine Resources HJ 3 P. 23
Feb. 5, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 01:30 pm LOB 206-208
Feb. 12, 2019 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/12/2019 09:00 am LOB 307
Feb. 12, 2019 Executive Session: 02/12/2019 10:00 am LOB 307
Retained in Committee
Oct. 16, 2019 Subcommittee Work Session: 10/16/2019 09:00 am LOB 307
Nov. 7, 2019 Executive Session: 11/07/2019 10:00 am LOB 307
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2839h (NT) (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 50
Jan. 8, 2020 Amendment # 2019-2839h (NT): AA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 47
Jan. 8, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-2839h (NT): MA VV 01/08/2020 HJ 1 P. 47