New Hampshire - HB 145 - 2017

Requiring municipal approval for siting high voltage transmission lines.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 06-16-2017
Status: Introduced
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Actions (7)

  • 12-21-2016 - Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 18
  • 01-10-2017 - Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 11:15 AM LOB 301
  • 01-11-2017 - ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/24/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
  • 01-12-2017 - ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/25/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
  • 01-19-2017 - ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 01/25/2017 01:00 PM LOB 304
  • 02-01-2017 - Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/09/2017 (Vote 16-0; RC) HC 10 P. 11
  • 02-09-2017 - Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 229-60 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 21

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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02-09-2017ITLHouse22960104yes

News (2)

Bill requiring municipal approval of transmission lines proposed - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:17:15 GMT

Durham Town Administrator Todd Selig said since they are one of two charter towns in the state in which the traditional selectmen/town meeting format was abolished, the Town Council would follow the procedure outlined for cities if HB 145 passes ...

Seacoast, North Country reps want local control over siting transmission lines - NH1 News
Published by nh1.com
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:46:40 GMT

Brad Bailey, R-Monroe and others co-sponsored House Bill 145 in response to two separate Eversource projects – the Seacoast Reliability Project and Northern Pass. The House Municipal ... State law must pre-empt local control sometimes, she said ...