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Friday
Feb122016

NH House Session Recap: Thurs., Feb. 11, 2016 

House Session Recap-Feb. 11, 2016(cont. from 2/10)

 

The House was called to order at 9:00 a.m.

The House attended to a prayer by House Champlain, Reverend Kate Atkinson, Rector of St. Paul’s Church in Concord

Pledge of Allegiance led by Haverhill Rep. Rick Ladd

National Anthem: Windham Rep Mary Griffin

Leaves of Absence

Introduction of Guests

 

 

 

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES

HB 1641-FN-LOCAL, relative to requiring prevailing wages on state-funded public works projects.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of ITL was adopted, roll call, 181-138 Under House Rules, the bill was referred to the committee on Ways & Means

 

PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

HB 1568-FN-A, relative to prepaid road tolls for certain alternative energy vehicles.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee report of OTP/A was adopted, division vote, 222-95.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT

HB 1298, relative to damage to private property.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee amendment is adopted, voice vote.Rep. Christensen moves floor amendment 0255.The amendment is adopted, voice vote.   The committee report of OTP, as amended, is adopted, voice vote.  The bill is referred to the committee on Judiciary.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY

HB 1412-FN, relative to duties of the public utilities commission.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENTThe committee report of ITL is adopted, division vote, 201-111.

HB 1622-FN, relative to radioactive waste and establishing a nuclear waste storage fee.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee report of ITL is adopted, 171-145

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS

HB 1673-FN-LOCAL, establishing a cash balance plan within the state retirement system.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  MINORITY:  REFER FOR INTERIM STUDY.A motion to table is adopted, roll call, 188-127.

 

STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONS AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

HB 1130, requiring school districts to permit placement of a memorial honoring those who have died during military service.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.

A motion to table was defeated, roll call, 92-211.

A floor amendment was presented.The amendment was adopted, 181-127.  The committee report of OTP, as amended, was adopted, roll call, 192-117.

 

TRANSPORTATION

HB 1616-FN, relative to drivers' licenses and identification cards that are compliant with federal identification law.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.

The committee amendment was defeated, 127-190.

A motion was made to table the bill. The motion to table was defeated, roll call, 67-254.  The committee report of OTP/A was adopted, roll call, 245-76.

 

WAYS AND MEANS

HB 668-FN,relative to expense deductions under the business profits tax. INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was defeated, 134-168.Representative Abrami presented a floor amendment. The amendment was passed, voice vote.  The committee report of OTP, as amended was adopted, voice vote.The bill was referred to the committee on Finance.

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

HB 1184-FN, relative to license fees for domestic wine manufacturers.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

HB 1207-FN, exempting wine sample fees from the meals and rooms tax.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

HB 1368-FN, requiring firearms owners to have liability insurance.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, roll call, 287-22.

HB 1444-FN-A, relative to the rate of the insurance premium tax.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  REFER FOR INTERIM STUDY.The committee report of ITL was adopted, roll call, 195-114.

HB 1590-FN-A-LOCAL, relative to the regulation and taxation of short-term rental businesses.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT  The committee report of OTP/A was adopted, roll call, 202-107,

HB 1647-FN, repealing laws regulating hawkers and peddlers and itinerant vendors.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of OTP as adopted, roll call, 168-142.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

HB 1694-FN-A-LOCAL, relative to the legalization and regulation of marijuana.MAJORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee report of ITL was adopted, roll call, 190-112.

 

BILLS REMOVED FROM CONSENT

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

HB 1495-FN-LOCAL, relative to insurance incentives to lower costs of health care.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

 

EDUCATION

HB 1189-FN, relative to aid granted to Dartmouth College to assist indigent students from New Hampshire.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

 

HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND ELDERLY AFFAIRS

HB 1566-FN, relative to out-of-state transportation companies.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

 

JUDICIARY

HB 1581-FN-A, establishing a special marriage officiant license.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, division vote, 223-74.

 

LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

HB 1593-FN-LOCAL, restricting fees for obtaining copies of public records and requiring certain information on public official and legislative financial disclosure forms.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT

HB 1693-FN-LOCAL, abolishing fluoridation in water.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE The committee report of ITL was adopted, voice vote.

 

The House is in recess until Wed., Mar. 9 and 9:00 a.m.

Friday
Feb122016

Friday, Feb. 12 in the NH House 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 IN THE NH HOUSE

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12

BOARD OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING (RSA 205-A:25), Room 307, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Regular meeting.

 

COMMISSION ON HISTORIC BURYING GROUNDS (RSA 227-C:12-a), Room 102, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Regular meeting.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, Room 204, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1492, regarding individual privacy when law enforcement agencies use body-worn cameras.

10:45 a.m.      HB 1546-FN, permitting the audio recording of a public servant performing a public function.

11:15 a.m.      HB 1113, requiring a performance audit of the sex offender treatment program in the department of corrections.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1426-FN, relative to earned time credits for prisoners participating in rehabilitative or educational programming.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1369, requiring judges to grant earned time credits when a prisoner has substantially reduced the threat he or she poses to the public.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

9:30 a.m.        HB 1637-FN, relative to school attendance in towns with no public schools.

10:30 a.m.      HB 1372, permitting a child with a disability to use audio or video recording devices in the classroom.

11:00 a.m.      HB 1484, relative to the election of members of the state board of education.

11:30 a.m.      HB 1431, relative to academic freedom and whistleblower protection.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION, Room 306, LOB

10:30 a.m.       Subcommittee meeting onHB 1639-FN, relative to bonds for public employees.

 

FISCAL COMMITTEE, Rooms 210-211, LOB

10:00 a.m.       Regular meeting.

10:30 a.m.       Audits:  State of New Hampshire Health and Human Services Bureau of Developmental Services Unspent Appropriations Performance Audit Report February 2016.

                        The Unique College Investing Plan Annual Report, September 30, 2015.

                        The Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan Annual Report, September 30, 2015.

                        2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, New Hampshire State Liquour Commission.

                        State of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division, Annual Financial Report, State Revolving Fund for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2015.

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (RSA 126-A:13), Room 205, LOB

11:00 a.m.       Regular meeting.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE HOUSE BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION (RSA 17-R:1), Room 308, LOB

10:00 a.m.      POSTPONED TO 2/19. : Regular meeting.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

9:30 a.m.        Executive session on HB 1112,relative to subdivision of land;HB 1202, relative to applications submitted to a planning board;HB 1203, relative to voting on variances.

                       HB 1244-L, relative to municipal cemeteries;HB 1259, relative to liability for third party review of site plans.

1:00 p.m          Executive session onHB 1293, relative to the procedure for charter amendments; HB 1296,requiring the legislative body to approve the appointment of town managers and prohibiting town managers from hiring contractors to perform the duties of town managers;HB 1380, relative to duties of police commissions; HB 1585-FN,relative to competitive bidding in Carroll county.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Rooms 302 -304, LOB

10:00 a.m.      HB 1116, relative to net metering.

1:00 p.m.        HB 1275, relative to net energy metering capacity.

2:00 p.m.        Executive session on HB 1374,relative to rebates to ratepayers from the renewable energy fund;HB 1479, establishing a broadband study committee;HB 1502, establishing a committee to study odor emissions from landfills;HB 1659, relative to the implementation of the clean power state implementation plan.

 

STATE SUGGESTION AND EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE AWARD EVALUATION COMMITTEE (RSA 99-E:1), Room 101, LOB

9:30 a.m.         Regular meeting.

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Thursday
Feb112016

NH House Session today at 9:00 a.m. 

There will not be any committee meetings this morning due to the House Session, which begins at 9:00 a.m..

The House will begin its work with the bills from the Labor committee.   For those who did not receive yesterday’s recap, I have included it here.

Thursday
Feb112016

NH House Session Recap: Feb. 10, 2016 

House Session Recap-Feb. 10, 2016

 

The House was called to order at 10:00 A.M.

Rep. Dick Hinch moves that the House adjourn from the Session of Feb. 4,2016

The House attended to a prayer by House Champlain, Reverend Kate Atkinson, Rector of St. Paul’s Church in Concord

Pledge of Allegiance led by Keene Representative William Pearson.

National Anthem: New Hampshire Symphony

Leaves of Absence

Introduction of Guests

 

Bills removed: HB 1495 (Commerce); HB 1189 (Education); HB 1581 (Judiciary); and HB 1693 (Resources, Recreation and Development) HB 1566 (HHS);

 

Rep. Hinch moved that the Consent Calendar, and amendments, be adopted.  The House concurred, voice vote.

Under House rules

HB 1434 and 1594are is referred to the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee

HB 1352,1404 and 1531 were referred to the Finance Committee

HB 1292 is referred to the Municipal and County Government Committee

HB 1182, 1584 and1685 were referred to the Ways & Means Committee

 

REGULAR CALENDAR

 

EDUCATION

HB 1551-FN-A, establishing the John and Molly Stark scholarship program and making an appropriation therefor.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.(The committee amendment (0182) is adopted, division vote, 223-114. The committee report, as amended, is adopted, division vote, 205-139. The bill is referred to the Finance Committee.

HB 1561-FN, relative to freedom of expression on college campuses.REFER FOR INTERIM STUDY. The committee report is adopted, voice vote.

HB 1563-FN-LOCAL, relative to funding for full-day kindergarten pupils.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of OTP was defeated, roll call, 157-200. Rep. Ladd moved ITL.  The motion was adopted, roll call, 205-152)

HB 1604-FN-A-LOCAL, relative to exceptional student education programs and providing funding therefor.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.Rep. Ladd introduces floor amendment 0409. The amendment is adopted, voice vote.  The committee report, as amendment, is adopted, voice vote.

HB 1630-FN-LOCAL, relative to calculating the base cost of an adequate education.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENTThe committee report of OTP/A is adopted, voice vote.  The bill is referred to House Finance.

HB 1638-FN-LOCAL, relative to the allocation of lottery revenues to schools.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. A motion to table fails, division vote, 158-188. The committee report of ITL is adopted, voice vote.

HB 1644-FN, relative to screening and treatment for dyslexia and related disorders and establishing a reading specialist in the department of education. MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of OTP is adopted, roll call, 186-172. The bill is referred to House Finance.

 

ELECTION LAW

HB 1564-FN-A, establishing an independent redistricting commission.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  REFER FOR INTERIM STUDY.The committee report of ITL is adopted, roll call, 210-151.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE

HB 1674-FN, requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of ITL is adopted, roll call, 239-122.

 

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION

HB 1416-FN, relative to funding for state criminal background checks.INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.The committee report of ITL is adopted, voice vote.

HB 1527-FN-A, authorizing additional part-time positions at the department of administrative services and making an appropriation therefor. OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of OTP is adopted, voice vote. The bill is referred to House  Finance.

HB 1699-FN-A-LOCAL, establishing a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in the bureau of emergency medical services to develop a training program for fire and emergency medical services personnel and making an appropriation therefor.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee report of OTP/A is adopted, 185-125. The bill is referred to House Finance.

 

FISH AND GAME AND MARINE RESOURCES

HB 1524-FN-A, repealing fish and game department authority to establish fees by administrative rulemaking.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.The committee report of ITL is adopted, roll call, 220-133.

 

HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND ELDERLY AFFAIRS

HB 1557-FN, relative to alcohol and drug treatment programs.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATEThe chair rules that amendment 0326 is non-germane.  Rep. Weber moves to table the bill.  The motion passes, division vote, 232-124.

HB 1619-FN, relative to the use of narcan.REFER FOR INTERIM STUDY.The committee report is adopted, division vote, 277-66.

HB 1695-FN, establishing an office of health services planning and review within the department of health and human services.OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  The committee report of OTP/A is adopted, voice vote.  The bill is referred to House Finance.

HB 1696-FN, requesting a modification of the New Hampshire health protection program.MAJORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT.  MINORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE

The committee amendment is adopted 186-116

Rep. Turcotte offers floor amendment 0431The amendment is defeated, roll call, 143-206.

Rep. Cordelli offers floor amendment 0460 The amendment is defeated, roll call, 138-210

Rep. Baldasaro offers floor amendment 0493The amendment is defeated, roll call, 48-302

Rep. Hoell offers floor amendment 0481The amendment is defeated, 116-215

Rep. Hoell offers floor amendment 0487The amendment is adopted, 179-159

Rep. Hoell offers floor amendment 0494The amendment is adopted, 193-146

A motion was made to table the bill by Rep. Splaine

The motion was withdrawn by Rep. Splaine

The committee report of OTP, as amended, roll call, 207-136.

Rep. Rosenwald moves for reconsideration.The motion is defeated, roll call, 120-211.

The bill  is now referred to House Finance.

 

JUDICIARY

HB 1560-FN, relative to abortion procedures.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of ITL, roll call, 163-136.

HB 1627-FN, relative to the protection of infants born alive.MAJORITY:  INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.  MINORITY:  OUGHT TO PASS.The committee report of ITL is adopted, roll call,167-116.

 

Under House Rules, Rep. Neal Kurk, Chair of Finance, waived the referral to Finance as a second committee for HB 1352 and HB 1604.

 

The House will resume on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday
Feb112016

Thursday, Feb. 11 in the House 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 IN THE NH HOUSE 

 

Representatives Hall

9:00 a.m.         House Session (cont. from 2/10/16)

 

Legislative Office Building, Rm 210

Noon-1:00 p.m.          The Early Childhood Advisory Council will offer a presentation on early childhood.  A Framework for Action for New Hampshire’s Young Children will also be announced. Lunch will be provided.

 

COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Room 302, LOB

1:15 p.m.        HB 1160-FN, relative to licensing spas and salons to serve alcoholic beverages.

1:30 p.m.        HB 1188, relative to the brew pub license.

1:45 p.m.        HB 1152, relative to the definition of specialty beer.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1206, relative to limited credits.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1540-FN, relative to direct shipments of beer.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1211, relative to requirements for certain alcoholic beverage licenses.

2:45 p.m.        HB 1329, relative to prohibited sales of alcoholic beverages.

 

COMMISSION ON RURAL AFFAIRS (RSA 9-A:5),  Heritage Commons, Samuel Read Hall, Highland Street, Plymouth State University, Plymouth

10:00 a.m.       Regular meeting.

 

EDUCATION, Room 207, LOB

1:00 p.m.        HB 1274, establishing a committee to study the efficacy of changes in the community college system of New Hampshire.

1:40 p.m.         Full committee work session onHB 1274, establishing a committee to study the efficacy of changes in the community college system of New Hampshire;HB 1303, relative to withdrawal from a cooperative school district;HB 1364, relative to the membership of the cooperative school district budget committee;HB 1283, relative to school notification of a change in placement.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

FINANCE - DIVISION II, Room 209, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Work session on HB 280, (New Title) authorizing multi-use decal plates, multi-use veterans decal plates, and relative to special motorcycle number plates for disabled veterans.

 

HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND ELDERLY AFFAIRS, Room 205, LOB

9:00 a.m.         (Cancelled) Subcommittee work session onHB 1681-FN, relative to hypodermic syringes and needles containing trace amounts of controlled drugs.

1:15 p.m.        HB 1209, relative to consultations under the telemedicine law.

2:15 p.m.        HB 1210, relative to prescriptions for controlled drugs by telemedicine.

3:15 p.m.        HB 1324, relative to membership of the oversight committee on health and human services.

                        Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time                permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (RSA 126-A:13), Room 104, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Subcommittee work session on food services performance audit review.

JUDICIARY, Room 208, LOB

1:00 p.m.        HR 17, authorizing and directing the house judiciary committee to investigate whether cause exists for the impeachment of Governor Maggie Hassan.

1:30 p.m.        HR 18, directing the house judiciary committee to investigate former superior court justices Robert Morrill and James O'Neill and retired Grafton county superior court clerk Robert Muh for violations of law and constitutions.

2:00 p.m.        HR 19, authorizing and directing the house judiciary committee to investigate whether cause exists for the impeachment of the 5 executive councilors.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1399-FN, requiring licensure of outpatient abortion clinics.

3:30 p.m.        HB 1570-FN, repealing the law governing access to reproductive health care facilities.

                        Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time                permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Room 307, LOB

1:00 p.m.        HB 1523, relative to government construction contracts.

1:45 p.m.        HB 1341, relative to employee payments to unions.

2:30 p.m.        HB 1322, relative to reports to the public employee labor relations board.

                        Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time                permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

3:00 p.m.         Executive session onHB 1278, requiring payment of lawful money to employees; HB 1346,relative to minimum wage for tipped employees; HB 1376, relative to temporary workers;HB 1476, relative to prohibitions on the employment of youth.

3:30 p.m.         Work session on HB 1512, relative to the definition of "employee" for the purposes of workers' compensation and unemployment compensation.

 

LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION, Room 303, LOB

1:00 p.m.        HB 1441-FN, requiring business impact notes for proposed legislation.

1:20 p.m.        HCACR 18, relating to compensation of legislators. Providing that members of the general court shall receive $2,500 per year.

1:40 p.m.        HB 1432-FN, including the legislature as a public employer under the public employee labor relations act.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1103, requiring a report on the avails and income of a tract of land granted by the state to Dartmouth College.

2:20 p.m.        HB 1486, relative to membership of the state house bicentennial commission.

2:30 p.m.        HCR 12, urging support of the 65/25 initiative in New Hampshire.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

 

MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Room 301, LOB

9:00 am           Subcommittee work session onHB 1293, relative to the procedure for charter amendments.

1:00 p.m.         Executive session on HB 1112,relative to subdivision of land; HB 1202, relative to applications submitted to a planning board;HB 1203, relative to voting on variances.

                        HB 1244-L, relative to municipal cemeteries;HB 1259, relative to liability for third party review of site plans;HB 1293, relative to the procedure for charter amendments; HB 1296,requiring the legislative body to approve the appointment of town managers and prohibiting town managers from hiring contractors to perform the duties of town managers;HB 1380, relative to duties of police commissions; HB 1585-FN,relative to competitive bidding in Carroll county.

 

RESOURCES, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT, Room 305, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Executive session onHB 1147, requiring a report on federal landholdings within the state and establishing a moratorium on federal land acquisitions;HB 1170, relative to special permits for OHRV operation in Jericho Mountain State Park;HB 1172, relative to corrective action implementation of audit findings concerning Cannon Mountain;HB 1299, relative to the frequency of background checks for camp employees;HB 1332, adding a member to the aquatic resources compensatory mitigation site selection committee;HB 1461, relative to the definition of and criteria for protection instream flow;HB 1517, relative to temporary seasonal docks; HB 1589-FN, prohibiting the transportation of exotic aquatic weeds; HB 1595-FN, relative to the rivers management and protection program.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY, Room 304, LOB

1:00 p.m.        HB 1483, relative to community renewable energy.

2:00 p.m.        HB 1367, relative to the public utility commission's authority to implement measures to increase the reliability, cost effectiveness, efficiency, or resiliency of the electrical grid.

 

WAYS AND MEANS, Room 202, LOB

1:00 p.m.         Work session on HB 1572-FN,establishing a broadband deployment tax credit incentive program against the business profits tax and the business enterprise tax;HB 1650, relative to limits in table stakes poker.

Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day, time permitting, from the time the committee is initially convened.

2:00 p.m.         Executive session on HB 1258-FN,establishing exemptions from the business profits tax and business enterprise tax for new businesses in New Hampshire;HB 1422-FN, creating an exemption from the business profits tax for new businesses in New Hampshire;HB 1254-FN-L, providing an exemption from the business profits tax and the business enterprise tax for certain manufacturing businesses;HB 1689, relative to operator requirements under the meals and rooms tax;HB 1192-FN, repealing the education tax credit; HB 1443-FN, relative to the reasonable compensation deduction from gross business profits under the business profits tax and requiring the department of revenue administration to prepare draft rules relative to auditing;HB 1538-FN-A, relative to revising the business enterprise tax as a business flat tax, reducing the rate of the interest and dividends tax, repealing certain taxes, and establishing a commission to recommend statutory changes for the implementation of this new tax structure; HB 1360-FN, establishing a credit against business profits taxes for media production expenditures in New Hampshire.