ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING
374-F:5 Oversight Committee; Establishment; Report; Meetings.
I. There is established a legislative oversight committee to monitor the transformation of delivery of electric services consisting of 7 members as follows:
(a) Five members of the house, at least 3 of whom shall be members of the committee with jurisdiction over utilities and energy, and at least one of whom shall be a member of a minority party, appointed by the speaker of the house.
(b) Two members of the senate, at least one of whom shall be a member of the committee with jurisdiction over utilities and energy, and at least one of whom shall be a member of the minority party, appointed by the president of the senate.
II. Committee members shall be appointed to 2-year terms expiring on the first Wednesday of even-numbered years. Members may succeed themselves.
III. The committee shall provide an interim report on or before April 1, and an annual report on or before November 1 to the governor, the speaker of the house, the senate president, the state library, the public utilities commission, and the department of energy on activities before the public utilities commission and other cognizant state agencies in regard to evolving changes in the provision of electric services to New Hampshire customers, including modernization of the electric grid, development of technologies for electric storage, electrification of transportation, the growth of distributed generation, the commission's role in a deregulated market, and such matters as may arise that may present opportunities to improve the delivery of electric services or to reduce cost.
IV. The committee shall meet quarterly or as often as is necessary to conduct its business. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
V. Members shall receive mileage when attending to the duties of the committee.
Source. 1996, 129:2. 2001, 86:1, 2. 2008, 27:3, eff. Nov. 1, 2008. 2012, 281:6, eff. Jan. 1, 2013. 2018, 253:1, eff. Aug. 11, 2018. 2021, 91:283, eff. July 1, 2021.