Bill Text: NH HB580 | 2013 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing moratoriums on wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2013-11-25 - Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass [HB580 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2013-HB580-Introduced.html

HB 580 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0391

06/10

HOUSE BILL 580

AN ACT establishing moratoriums on wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects.

SPONSORS: Rep. Reilly, Graf 9; Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Tucker, Rock 23; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock 5; Rep. Ladd, Graf 4; Rep. Rappaport, Coos 1; Rep. Cordelli, Carr 4; Sen.Forrester, Dist 2

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes moratoriums on the construction of wind turbine plants and on electric transmission line projects until the state issues a comprehensive energy plan.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0391

06/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT establishing moratoriums on wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects.

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

1 Moratoriums; Wind Turbine Plants; Electric Transmission Line Projects. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, there are hereby established moratoriums on the construction of wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects in the state of New Hampshire until the state issues a comprehensive energy plan. The site evaluation committee, established in RSA 162-H:3, shall issue no certificates for wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects under RSA 162-H while such moratoriums are in effect.

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

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