Category: Energy and Environment
HB 1797 (2018) adding a 50 percent charge to all amounts assessed to persons liable for costs of containment, cleanup, and remediation of water, air and soil pollution.
House/Senate Bill: NH House
Description: Requires the Department of Environmental Services to ascertain the amount of money a violator spent to remediate a pollution violation, then add 50% of that amount to the fine for the violation. That additional 50% would be deposited in the state general fund for all expenditures.
Bill Sponsor: Jim McConnell
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 01/10/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 02/08/2018