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

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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