HB512 (2021) Detail

Relative to emergency housing assistance.


HB 512  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0781

06/05

 

HOUSE BILL 512

 

AN ACT relative to emergency housing assistance.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Sen. Perkins Kwoka, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits a municipality from requiring a housing code inspection as a condition of emergency housing assistance.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0781

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to emergency housing assistance.

 

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

 

1  Housing Standards; Exceptions.  Amend RSA 48-A:12 to read as follows:

48-A:12 Exceptions.

I. An ordinance, code or bylaw adopted pursuant to the authority of this chapter may provide that any dwelling, building or structure situated within an historic district that is established under RSA 31:89-b, or within such other classes of dwellings, building or structure as the governing body shall determine to have special significance to the public interest and shall expressly define in such ordinance, code or bylaw, may be approved by the board of aldermen as a special exception, after public hearing, and the provisions of such ordinance, code or bylaw may be waived in their application to such dwelling, building or structure, in whole or in part or otherwise so modified as the housing board of appeals may determine.

II.  No municipality shall require a housing code inspection as a condition of emergency housing assistance.

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

Links

HB512 at GenCourtMobile
HB512 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 1, 2021 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB512 Revision: 31832 Date: Jan. 11, 2021, 3:03 p.m.

Docket


March 1, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/01/2021 11:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/97119253057 / 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 Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 51