New Hampshire - HB580 - 2014

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

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Infrastructure

Added On: 02-05-2014
Updated On: 01-29-2014
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Skip Reilly (Republican)





Actions (14)

  • 01-03-2013 - Introduced 1/3/2013 and Referred to Science, Technology and Energy; House Journal 12, PG.201
  • 01-30-2013 - Public Hearing: 2/19/2013 1:00 PM Representatives Hall
  • 02-13-2013 - Full Committee Work Session: 2/28/2013 10:00 Amendment Legislative Office Building 304
  • 02-21-2013 - Executive Session: 3/5/2013 1:00 PM Legislative Office Building 304
  • 03-05-2013 - Retained in Committee
  • 09-09-2013 - Retained Bill - Subcommittee Work Session: 9/25/2013 1:00 PM Legislative Office Building 304
  • 09-25-2013 - Retained Bill - Subcommittee Work Session: 10/16/2013 10:00 Amendment Legislative Office Building 304
  • 10-16-2013 - ===CANCELLED=== Work Session: 10/23/2013 10:00 Amendment Legislative Office Building 304
  • 10-16-2013 - Retained Bill - Subcommittee Work Session: 10/23/2013 10:00 Amendment Legislative Office Building 304
  • 10-18-2013 - Retained Bill-Executive Session: 11/12/2013 10:00 Amendment Legislative Office Building 304
  • 10-18-2013 - Retained Bill - Subcommittee Work Session: 10/30/2013 1:00 PM Legislative Office Building 304
  • 11-25-2013 - Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
  • 11-25-2013 - Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for Jan 8 (Vote 13-6; Regular Calendar); House Calendar 1
  • 01-29-2014 - Inexpedient to Legislate Motion Adopted Regular Calendar 194-148

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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01-29-2014ITLHouse19414851yes

Sponsors (8)

News (3)

Bill calling for energy plan moratorium up for a vote
Published by unionleader.com
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 21:09:59 -0800

Backers say they hope they have the votes to pass a bill calling for a one-year moratorium on new wind turbine plants and electric transmission line projects.

Wind power advocates pan NH moratorium on development
Published by nashuatelegraph.com
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:23:21 -0800

CONCORD – Wind turbines may provide just 1.5 percent of New England’s electricity, but advocates say their environmental benefits and role in diversifying the region’s power sources mean the state shouldn’t place more obstacles in its way. Environment New Hampshire, a state affiliate of the group Environment America, made that argument Tuesday in preparation for a likely vote Wednesday’s on HB ...

Wind power supporters plan to release report on benefits
Published by unionleader.com
Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:10:00 -0800

An environmental group, two wind power company representatives and a state legislator will conduct a conference call with New Hampshire reporters on Tuesday, in what some say is an attempt to scuttle House Bill 580, which calls for a state moratorium on new wind projects.