SB474 (2024) Detail

Relative to prohibiting metal detecting in certain areas.


SB 474 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

01/18/2024   0156s

2024 SESSION

24-2999

12/08

 

SENATE BILL 474

 

AN ACT relative to prohibiting metal detecting in certain areas.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Gendreau, Dist 1; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Lang, Dist 2; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Rep. A. Davis, Coos 2; Rep. Ouellet, Coos 3

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits treasure hunting with a metal detector in areas that expose students to the risk of injury.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

01/18/2024   0156s 24-2999

12/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to prohibiting metal detecting in certain areas.

 

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

 

1  Historic Resources; Treasure Hunting.  Amend RSA 227-C:12, II to read as follows:

II. Treasure hunting with metal detectors and dowsing rods is exempted from the restrictions of this subdivision on the following lands owned or controlled by the state, its agencies, departments, commissions, and institutions, unless an historic resource on such land has been recorded and restrictions are posted:

(a) Beaches;

(b) [Athletic fields;

(c)  School grounds;

(d)]  Perimeters of cemeteries;

[(e)] (c)  Unpaved roads;

[(f)] (d)  Within 25 feet of picnic tables and park pavilions; and

[(g)] (e)  Currently used [dumps.] landfills or transfer stations.

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

Amendments

Date Amendment
Jan. 16, 2024 2024-0156s

Links


Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2024 Senate Hearing
Jan. 18, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 10, 2024 House Hearing
April 24, 2024 House Exec Session
April 24, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB474 Revision: 40652 Date: Jan. 18, 2024, 12:17 p.m.
SB474 Revision: 40634 Date: Jan. 16, 2024, 3:53 p.m.
SB474 Revision: 40221 Date: Dec. 12, 2023, 2:57 p.m.

Docket


May 2, 2024: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 05/02/2024 HJ 12


April 25, 2024: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate 04/24/2024 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 17 P. 12


April 12, 2024: Executive Session: 04/24/2024 10:00 am LOB 305


April 5, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/10/2024 01:00 pm LOB 305-307


March 2, 2024: Introduced (in recess of) 02/22/2024 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 6 P. 139


Jan. 18, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-0156s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/18/2024; SJ 2


Jan. 18, 2024: Committee Amendment # 2024-0156s, AA, VV; 01/18/2024; SJ 2


Jan. 16, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-0156s, 01/18/2024, Vote 4-0; SC 3A


Jan. 9, 2024: Hearing: 01/16/2024, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 3


Dec. 12, 2023: To Be Introduced 01/03/2024 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 1