SB428 (2020) Detail

Relative to notifications to the rivers coordinator of state agency actions affecting rivers.


SB 428  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2967

08/01

 

SENATE BILL 428

 

AN ACT relative to notifications to the rivers coordinator of state agency actions affecting rivers.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill includes notice to the rivers coordinator of terrain alterations by utility providers.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2967

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to notifications to the rivers coordinator of state agency actions affecting rivers.

 

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

 

1  Notification of Rivers Coordinator; Petition for Review.  Amend RSA 483:12-a, I to read as follows:

I.  Any state agency considering any action affecting any river or segment designated under this chapter shall notify the rivers coordinator and the local river management advisory committee prior to taking any such action.  Such agency shall forward to the rivers coordinator and the local river management advisory committee for review and comment copies of all notices of public hearings, or, where a public hearing is not required, a copy of the application for issuance of a permit, certificate, or license within the designated river or corridor under RSA 485-C, RSA 485-A, RSA 483-B, RSA 12-E, RSA 270:12, RSA 482, RSA 482-A, except notifications for minimum impact activities under RSA 482-A:3, V, [and] XII, and XV and for routine roadway maintenance under RSA 482-A:3, XVI on land used for agricultural purposes, RSA 149-M, RSA 430, or RSA 147-A.  If an agency is notified by the rivers coordinator that a proposed activity would violate a protection measure under RSA 483:9, 483:9-a, 483:9-aa, or 483:9-b, such agency shall deny the application.

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

Links

SB428 at GenCourtMobile
SB428 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB428 Revision: 7636 Date: Dec. 19, 2019, 10 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 1
Jan. 21, 2020 Hearing: 01/21/2020, Room 103, SH, 09:50 am; SC 3
Feb. 6, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5
Feb. 6, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/06/2020; SJ 3