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2013 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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2013 DES Testimony Letters

HB 111 relative to the acquisition of property at Akers Pond Dam in the Town of Errol by the Fish and Game Department. [HB 111 January 15,2012 ; HB 111 March 27, 2013]
HB 184-FN relative to the oil discharge cleanup fund. [HB 184-FN January 22, 2013 ; HB 184 April 24, 2013]
HB 185-FN relative to the fuel oil discharge cleanup fund. [HB 185-FN January 22, 2013 ; HB 185 April 30, 2013]
HB 196 relative to weight of commercial vehicles with idle reduction devices. [HB 196 January 23, 2013; HB 196 March 12, 2013 ]
HB 292 requiring milfoil decals on private vessels registered in other states or countries and operating on the inland waters of New Hampshire. [HB 292-FN-A January 18, 2013]
HB 295 requiring criminal background checks for volunteers and employees at youth skill camps. [HB 295 January 29, 2013; HB 295 March 14, 2013 ; HB 295 April 30, 2013]
HB 306 establishing a commission to create an energy policy for the state. [HB 306 February 26, 2013 ; HB 306 April 17, 2013]
HB 307 relative to the removal of certain wood stoves upon the sale of a home and notification of such removal to the department of environmental services. [HB 307 January 29, 2013]
HB 338-FN-L relative to the state contribution for water pollution control. [HB 338-FN-LOCAL January 29, 2013]
HB 362 banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold in New Hampshire. [HB 362 January 29, 2013 ; HB 362 April 10, 2013]
HB 393 relative to effluent limitations with regard to nitrogen and phosphorus. [HB 393 February 5, 2013 ; HB 393 April 5, 2013]
HB 397 relative to state aid for wastewater and public water supply projects. [HB 397 February 5, 2013]
HB 416 shortening the appeals process for a permitting decision under RSA 482-A, relative to fill and dredge in wetlands. [HB 416 February 12, 2013 ; April 2, 2013]
HB 428 relative to funds for dam maintenance, removal and improvement. [HB 428 January 30, 2013]
HB 449 relative to the application process for a certificate for an energy facility. [HB 449 February 12, 2013]
HB 507-FN relative to the maximum permit application fee for certain municipal dredging projects. [HB 507-FN February 28, 2013]
HB 507-FN relative to the maximum permit application fee for certain municipal dredging projects. [HB 507-FN February 5, 2013]
HB 508 relative to idling by diesel locomotives. [HB 508 February 19, 2012 ; HB 508 April 2, 2013]
HB 510 relative to backflow prevention valves. [HB 510 April 24, 2013]
HB 513 relative to the shoreland protection act. [HB 513 February 5, 2013 ; March 26, 2013]
HB 517 relative to the incidental combustion of untreated wood at certain municipal transfer stations. [HB 517 April 3, 2013]
HB 527 repealing the exotic aquatic weeds and species committee. [HB 527 February 7, 2013]
HB 542 relative to electric renewable portfolio standards. [HB 542 April 5, 2015]
HB 555 relative to the content of fiscal notes for bills. [HB 555 February 6, 2013]
HB 588 extending the instream flow pilot program for 2 years. [HB 588 February 26, 2013 ; HB 588 April 24, 2013]
HB 623-FN-A appropriating funds to the department of environmental services for the purpose of funding eligible and completed drinking water, wastewater and landfill closure projects under the state aid grant program. [HB 623-FN-A February 7, 2013]
HB 628 relative to underground storage tank and above ground storage tank certification. [HB 628 February 12, 2013]
HB 634 relative to water resource management and protection plans in municipal master plans. [HB 634 February 19, 2013]
HB 663-FN relative to appeals within the department of environmental services. [HB 663-FN February 26, 2013]
SB 44 relative to the disposal of controlled drugs by law enforcement officers. [SB 44 February 1, 2013 ; SB 44 April 9, 2013]
SB 46-FN relative to air quality violations for outdoor fires. [SB 46-FN January 30, 2013]
SB 64 relative to public informational meetings on dams. [SB 64 January 30, 2013 ; SB 64 April 8, 2013]
SB 74 relative to an exemption for entities that furnish hot water through a district energy system. [SB 74 January 30, 2013; March 19, 2013]
SB 99 relative to the acceptance of applications for new electric energy generating facilities or elective electric transmission facilities. [SB 99 April 2, 2013]
SB 123-FN-L relative to the use of proceeds from the regional greenhouse gas initiative program. [SB 123-FN-L February 13, 2013 ; SB 123-FN-L April 24, 2013]
SB 124-FN establishing an integrated land development permit. [SB 124-FN February 7, 2013]
SB 131-FN-L relative to a permitting process for the removal of submerged logs from certain great ponds. [SB 131-FN-L February 13, 2013 ; SB 131-FN-L April 9, 2013]
SB 148-FN relative to electric renewal portfolio standards. [SB 148-FN February 20, 2013 ; SB 148-FN April 17, 2013]
SB 163 establishing a commission to recommend legislation to prepare for projected sea level rise and other coastal hazards. [SB 163 April 16, 2013]
SB 164 authorizing coastal management provisions in master plans. [SB 164 April 15, 2013]
SB 167 relative to groundwater. [SB 167 March 13, 2013]
SB 168-FN-A-L appropriating funds to the department of environmental services for the purpose of funding eligible and completed drinking water, wastewater, and landfill closure projects under the state aid grant program. [SB 168-FN-A-L February 19, 2013; Attachment A, February 19, 2013; Attachment B, February 19, 2013]

Bills Tracked and Testimony Letters Presented in Past Sessions

Bills tracked and testimony letters presented by DES in past legislative sessions are available by year, on the webpages below.

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