Bill Text: NH HB443 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to municipal watering restrictions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-15 - ==TIME CHANGE== Executive Session: 02/26/2019 01:00 pm Legislative Office Building 301 [HB443 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB443-Introduced.html

HB 443 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0734

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 443

 

AN ACT relative to municipal watering restrictions.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows the local governing body to restrict the use of water for commercial outdoor watering during periods of drought.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0734

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to municipal watering restrictions.

 

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

 

1  Selectmen; Restricting the Watering of Lawns.  Amend RSA 41:11-d, I to read as follows:

I.  The local governing body may establish regulations restricting the use of water from private wells or public water systems for residential and commercial outdoor lawn watering when administrative agencies of the state or federal government have designated the region as being under a declared state or condition of drought.

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

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