SB432 (2020) Detail

Relative to the definition of "licensing agency" for purposes of licensing places of assembly.


SB 432  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2942

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 432

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "licensing agency" for purposes of licensing places of assembly.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Proulx, Hills. 44

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the definition of licensing agency to include the state fire marshal for purposes of licensing places of assembly under RSA 155:18.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2942

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of "licensing agency" for purposes of licensing places of assembly.

 

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

 

1  Places of Assembly; Definition of Licensing Agency.  Amend RSA 155:17, II to read as follows:

II.  "Licensing agency" shall mean the chief of the fire department, the firewards or engineers, if any, otherwise the selectmen of the town or the commissioners of village district as the case may be, or the state fire marshal, as he or she deems necessary, in consultation with the local licensing agency, if any.

2  Places of Assembly; License Required.  Amend RSA 155:18 to read as follows:

155:18  License Required.  No person shall own or operate a place of assembly within this state unless licensed so to do by the licensing agency of the state, city, town, or village district where said place of assembly is located, including assemblies occurring on state waters or ice formed on state waters, in accordance with the regulations herein promulgated.  In the application of this act to existing places of assembly the licensing agency may modify such of its provisions as would require structural changes if in his or her opinion adequate safety may be obtained otherwise and provided that a permanent record is kept of such modifications and the reasons therefor.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

SB432 at GenCourtMobile
SB432 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB432 Revision: 7631 Date: Dec. 19, 2019, 10:18 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 1
Jan. 15, 2020 Hearing: 01/15/2020, Room 101, LOB, 10:45 am; SC 2
Feb. 13, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/13/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 6
Feb. 13, 2020 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/13/2020; SJ 4