HB1644 (2022) Detail

Relative to the placement of telecommunication antennae and establishing a registry for residents who are experiencing biological symptoms from wireless radiation exposure.


Rep. Parshall, Ches. 10

Rep. White, Merr. 20

February 7, 2022

2022-0531h

12/04

 

 

Amendment to HB 1644-FN

 

Amend the title of the bill by replacing it with the following:

 

AN ACT relative to community exposure to emissions from telecommunications antennae.

 

Amend the bill by replacing all after section 1 with the following:

 

2  New Paragraph; Placement of Telecommunication Antennas.  Amend RSA 374:34-a by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraph:

IX.  The placement of telecommunication antennas on any existing structure, existing pole, new pole, or tower constructed after the enactment of this paragraph shall be placed at least 1,640 feet from residentially zoned areas, parks, playgrounds, hospitals, nursing homes, day care centers, and schools.  For purposes of this paragraph, "antenna" means the equipment from which wireless radio signals are sent and received by a personal wireless service facility.  For purposes of this paragraph, "personal wireless service facility" means any "PWSF" as defined in the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U.S.C. section 332(c)(7)(C)(ii), including facilities used or to be used by a licensed provider of personal wireless services.  A PWSF includes the set of equipment and network components, exclusive of the underlying tower or mount, including, but not limited to, antennas, accessory equipment, transmitters, receivers, base stations, power supplies, cabling, and associated equipment necessary to provide personal wireless services.

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

2022-0531h

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires telecommunication antennas be placed at least 1,640 feet from residentially zoned areas, parks, playgrounds, hospitals, nursing homes, day care centers, and schools.

Links

HB1644 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2022 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2022 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2022 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1644 Revision: 34864 Date: Feb. 9, 2022, 3:46 p.m.
HB1644 Revision: 34537 Date: Dec. 27, 2021, 9:01 a.m.

Docket


May 25, 2022: Interim Study Work Session Work Session: 05/31/2022 10:00 am LOB 306-308


May 11, 2022: Interim Study Work Session Work Session: 05/24/2022 10:00 am LOB 306-308


Feb. 22, 2022: Refer for Interim Study: MA DV 245-104 02/17/2022 HJ 4


Feb. 9, 2022: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2022-0531h (NT) RC


Feb. 9, 2022: Majority Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 17-4; RC)


Feb. 7, 2022: Executive Session: 02/07/2022 2:00 p.m. LOB306-308


Feb. 7, 2022: Public Hearing: 02/07/2022 1:00 p.m. LOB306-308


Jan. 25, 2022: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/31/2022 10:00 am LOB 306-308


Jan. 13, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/18/2022 09:00 am LOB 306-308


Dec. 27, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy