SB491 (2024) Detail

(New Title) relative to authorizing legislative bodies of municipalities to enter into voluntary agreements with owners of private roads.


SB 491 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/21/2024   0678s

2024 SESSION

24-2903

11/10

 

SENATE BILL 491

 

AN ACT relative to authorizing legislative bodies of municipalities to enter into voluntary agreements with owners of private roads.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes legislative bodies of municipalities to enter into voluntary agreements with owners of private roads.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/21/2024   0678s 24-2903

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to authorizing legislative bodies of municipalities to enter into voluntary agreements with owners of private roads.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Private Roads; Agreements.  Amend RSA 231 by inserting after section 81-a the following new section:

231:81-b  Private Road Agreements.  Legislative bodies of municipalities may enter into agreements with owners of private roads allowing the municipalities to use the road.  An agreement shall not obligate the municipality to maintain the road.  The municipality shall be responsible for obtaining the written consent of every owner of the road.  The contract for municipal use shall be in writing and explain the terms regarding, among other things, the specific types of uses contemplated and which party is responsible for road maintenance.  The commissioner of the department of transportation shall adopt rules pursuant to RSA 541-A governing this law's requirements.

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

Amendments

Date Amendment
Feb. 13, 2024 2024-0678s

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2024 Senate Hearing
Feb. 21, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 21, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 17, 2024 House Hearing
April 23, 2024 House Exec Session
April 23, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB491 Revision: 40959 Date: Feb. 21, 2024, 2:12 p.m.
SB491 Revision: 40859 Date: Feb. 13, 2024, 3:49 p.m.
SB491 Revision: 40283 Date: Dec. 13, 2023, 11:33 a.m.

Docket


May 9, 2024: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 05/09/2024 HJ 13


April 29, 2024: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate 04/23/2024 (Vote 18-0; CC)


April 17, 2024: Executive Session: 04/23/2024 11:00 am LOB 301-303


April 10, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/17/2024 01:00 pm LOB 301-303


March 2, 2024: Introduced (in recess of) 02/22/2024 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 6 P. 139


Feb. 21, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-0678s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/21/2024; SJ 5


Feb. 21, 2024: Committee Amendment # 2024-0678s, AA, VV; 02/21/2024; SJ 5


Feb. 15, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-0678s, 02/21/2024, Vote 3-0; SC 8


Feb. 13, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2024-0678s, 02/21/2024, Vote 3-0; SC 8


Feb. 1, 2024: Hearing: 02/06/2024, Room 103, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 6


Dec. 13, 2023: To Be Introduced 01/03/2024 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 1