2012 NH Landlord -Tenant Legislative Hearings - Updated Frequently

                                        Courtesy of Rental Property Owners Association and Nick Norman - Director of Legislative Affairs

 

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HB1153     Title: relative to fire protection of floors in certain detached dwellings.
Requires new minimum fire protection standards for floors in new const OR substantially rehabilitated one or 2 unit dwellings. Looks like this could be costly for those rehabbing properties.

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HB 1210  Title: Applying the procedures of the eminent domain procedures act to cases of eminent domain concerning public utilities.

This bill requires the public utilities commission to apply the procedures of the eminent domain procedures act to cases of eminent domain concerning public utilities.

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HB1263  Title: Repealing the law requiring landlords of restricted residential property provide service of process information.

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HB1286 Title: Relative to the Installation of Sprinklers

This is an amendment to the current law regarding automatic suppressant or sprinkler systems. It prevents the Fire Marshall from requiring sprinklers in public buildings where there is inadequate water supply.

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HB 1288FN Title: Relative to protection of private property from the use of eminent domain.

This bill makes changes in statutes relating to eminent domain to conform to part 1, Article 12-a of the New Hampshire constitution.
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HB1429 Title: Relative to municipalities adopting a property tax credit based on home renovation costs.

This bill allows municipalities to give property owners a one-time tax credit for approved renovations or repairs.

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HB1462  Title: Relative to the eviction process.

This bill permits the landlord to file a motion to amend the writ of summons.

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HB1463 Title: Abandonment

This bill relates to abandonment of the tenancy and relative to property abandoned by a tenant.

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HB1565 Title: Establishing a committee to study landlord-tenant law and practice.

This bill will assist property owners particularly relating to collecting money owed from tenants

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SB 0222
Title: Relative to property and casualty insurance.

This bill makes technical corrections in the laws relating to property and casualty insurance. This bill is a request of the insurance department.

 

SB 0335 Title: Establishing a procedure for certain condominiums to waive portions of the state fire code.

This bill permits a high-rise apartment building held as a condominium to opt-out of certain state fire code requirements adopted after it was first occupied as an apartment building.

 

SB0306 Title: Relative to the commercial and industrial construction property tax exemption

This bill makes the application procedure for the property tax exemption for commercial and industrial construction prospective, and permanently extends the authority for the exemption.

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