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2011 DES Tracked Legislation

Each year, the NH Department of Environmental Services tracks bills that relate to DES programs or that otherwise might affect the agency in the New Hampshire State Legislature.

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2011 DES Testimony Letters

The following are letters of testimony presented by DES at legislative committee hearings in the 2011 legislative session.

   
HB 1 making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for FY ending 6/30/12 and 6/30/13. [House Finance, March 10, 2011; Senate Finance, April 25, 2011]
HB 25-FN making appropriations for capital improvements. Requested amendment for funding disaster relief and hazard mitigation in response to the May 2006 Suncook River Avulsion. [March 10, 2011; April 29, 2011]
Senate Capital Budget presentation, April 29, 2011
HB 27 relative to de minimis impact work in designated rivers. [January 25, 2011; March 1, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 35-FN authorizing the acquisition of certain dams in the Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Tract. [January 18, 2011; March 24, 2011]
HB 43 relative to the adoption of forms under the administrative procedures act. [February 22, 2011; April 14, 2011]
HB 44 designating segments of the Oyster River as a protected river. [January 13, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 55 relative to adding a member to the exotic aquatic weeds and species committee. [January 18, 2011; March 24, 2011]
HB 63 extending the instream pilot project for one year [January 18, 2011; March 31, 2011]
HB 71 establishing a pharmaceutical drug take-back program. [January 11, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 84 establishing a statutory commission on motor vehicle recycling issues. [January 25, 2011]
HB 117 allowing additional weight for vehicles using idle reduction technologies in order to promote reduction in fuel use and emissions. [January 18, 2011; March 10, 2011]
HB 149 HB 149 designating segments of the Lamprey, North Branch, Pawtuckaway, North, Little, and Piscassic Rivers as protected rivers. [January 25, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 159 relative to review of proposed administrative rules by legislative committees. [January 25, 2011]
HB 163 establishing the medical sharps advisory council on disposal of medical sharps. [January 25, 2011]
HB 205-FN relative to notice to owners of upstream dams. [February 3, 2011; April 28, 2011]
HB 211 relative to the review and approval of proposed agency rules under the administrative procedures act. [February 1, 2011]
HB 218 repealing the NH rail transit authority.[February 1, 2011; March 31, 2011]
HB 222 relative to administrative rules which contain a fee increase, allowing political subdivisions to object to a proposed rule, and eliminating certain statutory provisions granting general rulemaking authority. [February 1, 2011]
HB 230 exempting the repair of certain structures form compensatory mitigation requirements. [February 3, 2011; April 14, 2011]
HB 256 relative to the administrative appeals process of the DES. [February 3, 2011]
HB 266-FN relative to the submission of plans for sewage and waste disposal systems. [February 3, 2011]
HB 278 setting the natural high water mark of Ossipee Lake. [March 24, 2011]
HB 287 making an appropriation for funding disaster relief and hazard mitigation in response to the May 2006 Suncook River avulsion. [March 1, 2011]
HB 302-FN modifying the laws relative to renewable portfolios. [February 8, 2011]
HB 311-FN relative to solar renewable energy. [February 1, 2011; February 8, 2011]
HB 321 relative to the classification of wetlands as contributing or noncontributing. [February 3, 2011]
HB 336 designating segments of the Mascoma River as a protected river. [February 3, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 374 banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold in N.H. [February 22, 2011; April 28, 2011]
HB 402 relative to the authority of the DES to determine whether outdoor wood-fired hydronic heaters violate air quality emission limits. [February 1, 2011]
HB 439 relative to claiming an invasive species as a habitat. [February 10, 2011; March 31, 2011]
HB 468-FN relative to assessments for aquatic resource compensatory mitigation. [February 10, 2011; March 9, 2011; April 28, 2011]
HB 470 repealing the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act. [February 17, 2011]
HB 519 repealing NH’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap and trade program for controlling CO2 emissions. [February 10, 2011; March 9, 2011; April 21, 2011; April 28, 2011]
HB 530-FN relative to state regulation of the septic system installation process. [February 22, 2011]
HB 539 repealing the state enforcement of OBD II requirements for motor vehicles. [February 8, 2011]
HB 540 relative to motor vehicle inspections. [April 7, 2011]
HB 543 relative to biomass combined heat and electricity facilities. [February 8, 2011]
HB 555 relative to the designation of the Lower Exeter/Squamscott River as a protected river. [February 10, 2011; April 7, 2011]
HB 583 relative to including projected sea level rise in planning and implementation of state-funded projects. [February 22, 2011]
HB 584 authorizing coastal management provisions in master plans. [February 22, 2011]
HB 608 establishing a committee to study the health and environmental effects of using industrial-grade silicofluorides & industrial-grade sodium fluoride for water fluoridation in N.H. [February 22, 2011]
HB 612 establishing a commission to study existing septic systems and potential new septic technologies. [February 8, 2011]
HB 621 relative to the authority of the Department of Transportation. [February 24, 2011]
HB 645 eliminating various taxes and fees and tax and fee increases enacted in fiscal years 2007 through 2010. [February 17, 2011]
HB 646 eliminating various taxes and fees and tax and fee increases enacted in fiscal years 2006 through 2010. [February 17, 2011]
SB 19 relative to the definition of “prime wetland.” [January 13, 2011; February 17, 2011]
SB 20 relative to shoreland protection permits. [January 13, 2011; April 6, 2011]
SB 21 relative to the definition of “wetlands.” [January 13, 2011; April 5, 2011]
SB 25 relative to the Connecticut River Valley resource commission. [February 1, 2011; March 22, 2011]
SB 32 relative to water withdrawals for snow making. [February 10, 2011; April 5, 2011]
SB 38 relative to extensions for wetland and shoreland permits. [February 17, 2011; April 6, 2011]
SB 47 extending the commission to study water infrastructure sustainability funding. [February 24, 2011; April 5, 2011]
SB 59 relative to fees for terrain alteration permits. [February 1, 2011]
SB 84 relative to state regulation of the septic system installation process. [February 24, 2011]
SB 87 relative to the closure of certain underground storage tank systems. [February 3, 2011]
SB 124 relative to the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act. [February 17, 2011]
SB 142 relative to reorganizing the permitting process within the department of environmental services. [March 10, 2011]
SB 144 relative to extending certain permits and approvals. [February 17, 2011]
SB 154 reforming the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act. [February 17, 2011]
SB 158 relative to payment of state aid grants for water and wastewater for 2009 and 2010. [February 10, 2011; May 11, 2011]
SB 161 relative to procedures for adoption of agency rules under the administrative procedures act. [February 17, 2011; April 5, 2011; May 5, 2011]
SB 184 extending the commission to study water infrastructure sustainability funding. [February 24, 2011]

Bills Tracked and Testimony Letters Presented in Past Sessions

 

 

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