SB527 (2024) Detail

Relative to student housing.


SB 527 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

02/15/2024   0511s

02/15/2024   0720s

2024 SESSION

24-3112

12/10

 

SENATE BILL 527

 

AN ACT relative to student housing.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Prentiss, Dist 5; Sen. Perkins Kwoka, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Election Law and Municipal Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill includes student housing in municipal workforce housing regulations.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2024   0511s

02/15/2024   0720s 24-3112

12/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to student housing.

 

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

 

1 New Paragraph; Planning and Zoning; Purpose; Student Housing Accommodated. Amend RSA 672:1 by inserting after paragraph III-f the following new paragraph:

III-g.  The state receives many economic and social benefits from its post-secondary educational institutions. Post-secondary students rely on a balanced and diverse supply of housing in settings conducive to each student’s needs. Establishment of student housing which is safe and affordable is in the best interests of certain communities and the state of New Hampshire.

2  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study options for student housing.

I.  Membership and Compensation.

(a)  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(1)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(2)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

II.  Duties.  The committee shall study student housing options.  The committee's study shall include, but shall not be limited to:

(a)  What definitions and references already exist in state statue and local zoning, planning;

(b)  The risks and benefits of creating and adopting a universal definition in NH of student housing; and,

(c)  The current and future impacts of not defining student housing on workforce and other forms of housing community by community.

III.  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 1 of this act shall take effect July 1, 2025.

II.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Amendments

Date Amendment
Feb. 6, 2024 2024-0511s
Feb. 15, 2024 2024-0720s
April 16, 2024 2024-1482h
May 13, 2024 2024-1752h
May 21, 2024 2024-2081h

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2024 Senate Hearing
Feb. 8, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 15, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 15, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 26, 2024 House Hearing
April 26, 2024 House Hearing
April 26, 2024 House Exec Session
May 9, 2024 House Exec Session
May 9, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB527 Revision: 42416 Date: May 24, 2024, 10:19 a.m.
SB527 Revision: 42205 Date: May 21, 2024, 3:52 p.m.
SB527 Revision: 41974 Date: May 13, 2024, 11:45 a.m.
SB527 Revision: 41651 Date: April 16, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
SB527 Revision: 40916 Date: Feb. 15, 2024, 5:05 p.m.
SB527 Revision: 40889 Date: Feb. 15, 2024, 9:07 a.m.
SB527 Revision: 40740 Date: Feb. 6, 2024, 1:50 p.m.
SB527 Revision: 40364 Date: Dec. 14, 2023, 8:32 a.m.

Docket


May 23, 2024: Ought to Pass: MA DV 199-154 05/23/2024 HJ 14


May 23, 2024: Amendment # 2024-1752h: AF DV 173-179 05/23/2024 HJ 14


May 13, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-1752h (NT) 05/09/2024 (Vote 8-2; RC) HC 20 P. 29


May 1, 2024: ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 05/09/2024 03:00 pm LOB 302-304


April 16, 2024: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 04/26/2024 11:00 am LOB 302-304


April 16, 2024: Public Hearing on non-germane Amendment # 2024-1482h: 04/26/2024 10:30 am LOB 302-304


April 16, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/26/2024 10:15 am LOB 302-304


March 2, 2024: Introduced (in recess of) 02/22/2024 and referred to Special Committee on Housing


Feb. 15, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2024-0511s and 2024-0720s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2024; SJ 4


Feb. 15, 2024: Sen. Prentiss Floor Amendment # 2024-0720s, AA, VV; 02/15/2024; SJ 4


Feb. 15, 2024: Committee Amendment # 2024-0511s, AA, VV; 02/15/2024; SJ 4


Feb. 9, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-0511s, 02/15/2024, Vote 4-0; SC 7


Feb. 7, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2024-0511s, 02/15/2024, Vote 4-0; SC 7


Feb. 6, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-0511s, 02/08/2024, Vote 4-0; SC 7


Feb. 1, 2024: Hearing: 02/06/2024, Room 103, LOB, 09:15 am; SC 6


Dec. 14, 2023: To Be Introduced 01/03/2024 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 1