Bill Text: NH SB53 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to maintenance of roads and highways to summer cottages.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-21 - Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate [SB53 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-SB53-Introduced.html

SB 53-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0615

06/03

 

SENATE BILL 53-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to maintenance of roads and highways to summer cottages.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Rep. Steven Smith, Sull. 11; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Porter, Hills. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits the legislative body of a town to extend the exemption period for the maintenance of highways to summer cottages.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0615

06/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to maintenance of roads and highways to summer cottages.

 

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

 

1  Maintenance of Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Amend RSA 231:79 to read as follows:

231:79  Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Towns shall be exempt from keeping open and repairing highways to summer cottages from December 10 to April 10, subject to RSA 231:81, IV.

2  New Paragraph; Highways to Summer Cottages; Exemption.  Amend RSA 231:81 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  By a majority vote of the legislative body, a town may extend the exemption period in RSA 231:79 for all highways to summer cottages within the town, but in no event may the period begin earlier than November 15 or end later than April 30.  The extended period shall remain in effect until amended or rescinded by majority vote of the legislative body.

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

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