HB177 (2021) Detail

Prohibiting the siting of a landfill near a state park.


HB 177  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0258

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 177

 

AN ACT prohibiting the siting of a landfill near a state park.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Tucker, Coos 5; Rep. Egan, Graf. 2; Rep. Hatch, Coos 6; Rep. Thompson, Coos 1; Rep. Laflamme, Coos 3; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 1

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the siting of new landfills, excluding expansions of existing landfills, near state parks.  This bill also defines state parks for the purposes of prohibiting the siting of new landfills.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0258

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT prohibiting the siting of a landfill near a state park.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Permit Prohibited Near Certain Parks and Forest Lands.  Amend RSA 149-M:9 by inserting after paragraph XIV the following new paragraph:

XV.  No permit shall be issued by the department for the siting of a new landfill, other than on property owned by the state, one or more municipalities, or a solid waste management district, if any part of the actual solid waste disposal area is proposed to be located within 2 miles of the boundary of any state park. For purposes of this paragraph, “state park” means any state park managed by the state director of the division of parks and recreation pursuant to RSA 216-A:2. “State park” shall not include the state historic sites and recreational rail trails.  Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prohibit the expansion of any existing landfills.

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

Links

HB177 at GenCourtMobile
HB177 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 3, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB177 Revision: 31465 Date: Jan. 4, 2021, 2:41 p.m.

Docket


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0353h


: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 10-9; RC)


Feb. 3, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/03/2021 01:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/95965527325 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout theday (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 2 P. 38


Jan. 6, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/06/2020 and referred to Environment and Agriculture