SB270 (2023) Detail

Relative to appropriations to the department of transportation.


SB 270-FN-A - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2023 SESSION

23-1059

02/07

 

SENATE BILL 270-FN-A

 

AN ACT relative to appropriations to the department of transportation.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Ricciardi, Dist 9; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Gendreau, Dist 1

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill appropriates $20,000,000 to the department of transportation for municipal bridges, and $20,000,000 to the department of transportation for additional "Apportionment A" distributions.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

23-1059

02/07

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Three

 

AN ACT relative to appropriations to the department of transportation.

 

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

 

1  Department of Transportation; Municipal Bridges; Appropriation.  There is hereby appropriated to the department of transportation the sum of $20,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, which shall be nonlapsing and expended for municipal bridges by municipalities with existing bridges.  One half of the funds ($10,000,000) shall be distributed to municipalities with municipally-owned bridges based on each municipality’s total bridge deck area per department inventory, as of January 1, 2023.  The other half of the funds ($10,000,000) shall be distributed to municipalities with municipally-owned bridges based on each municipality’s share of total state population based on the office of planning and development’s population estimate with each municipal population in proportion to the total population of the state as of July 1, 2022.  The funds to be distributed under this section shall be in addition to all other state and federal aid specifically authorized by statute.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated and such warrant shall be a charge against the highway fund.  No funds appropriated under this section shall be used to supplant locally budgeted and approved funds for bridge maintenance or construction.  The funds appropriated in this section may be considered unanticipated money under RSA 31:95-b and may be accepted and expended pursuant to RSA 31:95-b, II through IV, whether or not a political subdivision has adopted the provisions of RSA 31:95-b.

2  Department of Transportation; "Apportionment A" Distributions; Appropriation.  There is hereby appropriated to the department of transportation the sum of $20,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, which shall be nonlapsing and expended as additional “Apportionment A” distributions under RSA 235:23, I.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated and such warrant shall be a charge against the highway fund.  No funds appropriated under this section shall be used to supplant locally budgeted and approved funds for road maintenance or construction.  The funds appropriated in this section may be considered unanticipated money under RSA 31:95-b and may be accepted and expended pursuant to RSA 31:95-b, II through IV, whether or not a political subdivision has adopted the provisions of RSA 31:95-b.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBA

23-1059

2/15/23

 

SB 270-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to appropriations to the department of transportation.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [ X ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2023

FY 2024

FY 2025

FY 2026

   Appropriation

$0

$40,000,000

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$0

$40,000,000

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [    ] General            [    ] Education            [ X ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL:

 

 

 

 

   Revenue

$0

$40,000,000

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$0

$0

$0

$0

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill appropriates $40,000,000 in FY 2024 of highway funds to the Department of Transportation for the distribution of aid to municipalities.  Of this amount, $20,000,000 will be distributed as bridge aid ($10,000,000 based on bridge deck area and $10,000,000 based on population), and $20,000,000 as additional "apportionment A" (highway block grants) distributions under RSA 235:23, I.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Transportation

 

Links


Date Body Type
March 7, 2023 Senate Hearing
March 23, 2023 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB270 Revision: 37988 Date: Feb. 17, 2023, 2:18 p.m.

Docket


Dec. 20, 2023: Inexpedient to Legislate, Senate Rule 3-23, Adjournment 10/26/2023; SJ 21


March 23, 2023: Pending Motion OT3rdg; 03/23/2023; SJ 11


March 23, 2023: Sen. Gray Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 03/23/2023; SJ 11


March 23, 2023: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; 03/23/2023; SJ 11


March 16, 2023: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/23/2023; SC 14


Feb. 23, 2023: Hearing: 03/07/2023, Room 103, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 12


Feb. 17, 2023: Introduced 02/14/2023 and Referred to Finance; SJ 8