HB344 (2021) Detail

Relative to temporary docks.


HB 344  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0329

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 344

 

AN ACT relative to temporary docks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Suzanne Smith, Graf. 8; Rep. Renzullo, Hills. 37; Rep. McConkey, Carr. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill renames certain docks as temporary seasonal docks, and changes provisions about such docks on rivers.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0329

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to temporary docks.

 

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

 

1  Temporary Seasonal Docks.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 482-A:3, IV-a(a) to read as follows:

IV-a.(a) Temporary seasonal [Seasonal] docks installed on any lake or pond shall be exempt from the permitting requirements of this section, provided that a notification is sent to the department by the owner of property that includes the name and address of the property owner, a copy of the deed for the property on which the dock is to be installed, the municipality, the waterbody, tax map and lot number on which the proposed dock will be located, and plans of the waterfront and structure to be installed showing that the requirements of this paragraph will be met. To qualify for an exemption under this paragraph, a seasonal dock shall be:

2  Temporary Seasonal Docks; Rivers Removed.  Amend RSA 482-A:3, IV-a(a)(4)-(5) to read as follows:

(4) Configured to be narrow, rectangular, and erected perpendicular to the shoreline of a lake or pond [or parallel to the bank of a river];

(5) No more than 6 feet wide and no more than 40 feet long if the water body is 1,000 acres or larger, or no more than 30 feet long if the water body is [a river or] less than 1,000 acres in size;

3  Dock Registration Criteria; Adverse Actions.  Amend RSA 482-A:3, IV-a(b)(4) to read as follows:

(4) Are not the subject of any pending or final adverse municipal or state compliance action or pending civil action.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2022.

Links

HB344 at GenCourtMobile
HB344 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 27, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB344 Revision: 31650 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 7:19 p.m.

Docket


Feb. 24, 2021: Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/24/2021


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 12 P. 12


Jan. 27, 2021: Public Hearing: 01/27/2021 01:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/99531020872 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Vacated and Referred to Resources, Recreation and Development (): MA VV 01/06/2021 HJ 2 P. 54


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Public Works and Highways HJ 2 P. 44