HB358 (2021) Detail

Relative to the installation of solar energy systems in condominiums.


HB 358  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0154

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 358

 

AN ACT relative to the installation of solar energy systems in condominiums.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27; Rep. McGhee, Hills. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prospectively prohibits condominium instruments and bylaws from requiring greater than a simple majority vote to consent to the installation and use of a solar photovoltaic energy system.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0154

10/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to the installation of solar energy systems in condominiums.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Condominium Act.  Amend RSA 356-B by inserting after section 19 the following new section:

356-B:19-a  Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems; Majority Vote. No condominium shall require a vote of the unit owners of greater than a simple majority to consent to the installation and operation of a solar photovoltaic energy system in or on a unit, a common area, convertible space, or roof.  This shall apply to all condominium instruments and bylaws adopted or revised after the effective date of this section.

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

Links

HB358 at GenCourtMobile
HB358 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 3, 2021 House Hearing
March 2, 2021 House Exec Session
March 3, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB358 Revision: 31672 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 7:43 p.m.

Docket


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass


: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-6; RC) HC 18 P. 64


March 3, 2021: ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2021 01:30 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/98917516497 (if necessary)


March 2, 2021: Executive Session: 03/02/2021 09:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/95215897452


Feb. 3, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/03/2021 10:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/91813981191 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 44