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January 26, 2012

My Opinion: January 26, 2012

RAYMOND —This articles continues on from last week. Many bills from these first couple sessions will be to spread out over the next few columns.

HB-350 - Updating laws relative to the fiscal committee of the general court. OTP-A.

HB-449-FN - Expanding the information available on the state transparency website. OTP-A.

HB-458-FN-A - Establishing a sunset review process for executive agency and judicial programs and making an appropriation therefore. OTP-A.

HB-517-FN - Repealing provisions concerning licensure of fuel gas fitters. This bill merges and updates the plumbers and gas fitters boards. OTP-A.

HB-624 - Relative to the rule-making authority of state agencies to establish or increase fees and costs. OTP-A.

SB-153-FN - Relative to the regulation of real estate appraisers by the New Hampshire Real Estate Appraiser Board. OTP-A. After second committee, if passed second time, the bill goes back to the senate, as bill was amended in House.

HB-151 - Relative to appointments and re-appointments of marital masters. OTP-A.

HB-344-FN - Establishing a judicial performance review commission. OTP-A.

HB-236 - Relative to workers compensation for illegal aliens. OTP-A.

HB-420-FN - Relative to voluntary registration for independent contractors under workers compensation law. OTP-A.

SB-49 - Relative to tip pooling arrangements. OTP-A. Bill was amended so it has to go back to senate.

HB-108 - Authorizing the town of Hampton to appoint a tree warden. OTP-A.

HB-121 - Establishing a committee to study eligibility for property tax exemptions for the permanently and totally disabled. OTP-A.

HB-256-FN - Relative to the administrative appeals process of the Department of Environmental Services. OTP-A.

SB-19 - Relative to the definition of "prime wetlands". OTP-A. Also goes back to senate.

SB-106 - naming the visitor center at Jericho Mountain State Park for Robert Danderson. OTP. Goes to Governor for signature.

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