For Immediate Release
Posted: February 24, 2022


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Governor Chris Sununu Signs Two Bills, Vetoes One Bill

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Chris Sununu signed the following bills into law:

  • HB 549,relative to the system benefits charge and the energy efficiency and sustainable energy board, with lawmakers and advocates at Newell & Crathern
  • SB 17, an act relative to permitting dogs in outdoor dining areas of restaurants

Yesterday, Governor Sununu vetoed HB 319, requiring students in the university and community college systems of New Hampshire to pass the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services civics naturalization test.

Note: A copy of the HB 319 veto message can be found here.

Note: For courtesy photos from today's HB 549 bill signing, email