HB1544 (2022) Detail

Prohibiting the placement of construction and demolition debris in landfills.


HB 1544  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2807

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1544

 

AN ACT prohibiting the placement of construction and demolition debris in landfills.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the placement of construction and demolition debris in landfills and establishes fines for violations.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2807

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT prohibiting the placement of construction and demolition debris in landfills.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Solid Waste Management; Rulemaking; Construction and Demolition Debris Prohibited.  Amend RSA 149-M:7 by inserting after paragraph XIV the following new paragraph:

XIV-a.  Prohibiting any landfill permitted by the department from accepting construction and demolition debris.

2  Solid Waste Management; Penalties.  Amend RSA 149-M:15, IV to read as follows:

IV.(a) Except as provided in subparagraph (b), any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter, or any rule adopted or order issued under this chapter, or any condition in a permit issued under this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $25,000 for each violation, or for each day of a continuing violation.

(b)  A landfill permit holder who violates the rules established by the department prohibiting the acceptance of construction and demolition debris for disposal in a landfill shall be subject to a civil penalty of $250 for the first offense, $2,500 for the second offense, and $25,000 for each subsequent offense.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.

Links

HB1544 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 19, 2022 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1544 Revision: 34204 Date: Dec. 14, 2021, 9:41 a.m.

Docket


Jan. 13, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/19/2022 03:00 pm LOB 206-208


Dec. 14, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Judiciary