Bill Text: NH HB1611 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-03-06 - Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion Adopted Regular Calendar 169-150 03/06/2018 House Journal 6 P. 107 [HB1611 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2018-HB1611-Introduced.html

HB 1611 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2477

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1611

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2477

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study off-shore wind energy development.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Five members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study off-shore wind energy development.  The committee may solicit testimony from any person or organization with information relevant to the committee's objective.

4  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 first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before December 1, 2018.

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

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