FISH AND GAME
PROPAGATION OF FISH AND GAME
Acquisition of Land, Etc.
212:1-a Acquisition by Condemnation; Hearing Before Governor and Council.
The governor, with the advice of the council, on his own motion or a special committee of 3 persons appointed by the governor and council for the purpose, may determine, upon hearing, whether there is occasion for the state to own any lands or water rights that are needed for fish and game department uses for the protection, regulation and management of wildlife resources and implementation of department programs and, if so, the governor, with the advice of the council, shall appoint a commission of 3 persons who may purchase land or other property in the proposed location. Such land and water rights shall be in a location proposed by the executive director of the fish and game department. All property rights acquired under the provisions of this section shall be in fee simple including property acquired by condemnation proceedings. Any such lands or water rights which cannot be acquired by agreement with the owner or owners thereof may be acquired in accordance with RSA 498-A.
Source. 1993, 241:1, eff. July 1, 1993.