HB 1424  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2033

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1424

 

AN ACT relative to the speed limit for watercraft on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Bordes, Belk. 3; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 6; Rep. Infantine, Hills. 13; Rep. Thompson, Coos 1; Rep. Healey, Hills. 21; Rep. Trottier, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the speed limit for watercraft on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2033

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to the speed limit for watercraft on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

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

 

1  Speed Limits; Lake Winnipesaukee.  RSA 270-D:2, X(b) is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

(b)  Where no hazard exists that requires lower speed for compliance with subparagraph (a), the speed of any vessel in excess of 30 miles per hour during the period from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise shall be prima facie evidence that the speed is not reasonable or prudent and that it is unlawful.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.