Bill Text: NH HB324 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relative to operation of personal water craft around the marsh lands or flats in the Hampton/Seabrook estuary.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-16 - Enrolled 05/08/2019 [HB324 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB324-Enrolled.html

HB 324 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

19Mar2019... 0454h

2019 SESSION

19-0553

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 324

 

AN ACT relative to operation of personal water craft around the marsh lands or flats in the Hampton/Seabrook estuary.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Janvrin, Rock. 37; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 20; Rep. Fowler, Rock. 20; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Edgar, Rock. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the operation of personal water craft within 300 feet of any marsh land or flat in the Hampton/Seabrook estuary.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Mar2019... 0454h 19-0553

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to operation of personal water craft around the marsh lands or flats in the Hampton/Seabrook estuary.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Personal Water Craft.  Amend RSA 270 by inserting after section 74-b the following new section:

270:74-c  Personal Water Craft.  

I.  In this section, "personal water craft" means a motor boat 16 feet or less in length that is propelled by jet pump, not propellers, where the operator and riders stand, kneel, straddle, or sit on, rather than inside, the craft.

II.  No person shall operate a personal water craft within 300 feet of any marsh land or flat in the Hampton/Seabrook estuary without regard to tide height.  

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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