Bill Text: NH HB1365 | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Repealing the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-03-11 - Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion Adopted Voice Vote 03/11/2020 [HB1365 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2020-HB1365-Introduced.html

HB 1365 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2620

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1365

 

AN ACT repealing the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Harrington, Straf. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill repeals the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2620

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT repealing the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board.

 

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

 

1  Findings.  The general court finds that:

(a)  The energy efficiency and sustainable energy board has completed the tasks assigned to it by the general court.

(b)  The state's existing energy efficiency programs are well understood and adjudicated through dockets at the public utilities commission.

(c)  Staff time is a limited resource which can better serve the citizens of New Hampshire through other existing initiatives and assignments.

2  Repeal.  RSA 125-O:5-a, relative to the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board, is repealed.

3  Reference Deleted; State Energy Strategy; Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy Board.  Amend RSA 4-E:1, III to read as follows:

III.  The strategy development process shall include review and consideration of relevant studies and plans, including but not limited to those developed by the independent system operator of New England (ISO-NE), the public utilities commission, [the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board,] legislative study committees and commissions, and other state and regional organizations as appropriate.  The strategy shall also include consideration of new technologies and their potential impact on the state's energy future.

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

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