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News Release

For Immediate Release
June 28, 2017

Governor Sununu Press Office
(603) 271-2121

Governor Chris Sununu Signs State Budget, 23 Bills Into Law

Concord, NH – Today Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement after signing HB 144 and HB 517 into law:

“Granite Staters deserve results, and I am proud to say that we have delivered a fiscally responsible budget filled with bold, innovative ideas that meets the needs of New Hampshire’s citizens.”

Please see below for additional bills that Governor Chris Sununu signed into law today:

HB 144, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
HB 517, relative to state fees, funds, revenues, and expenditures
SB 187, clarifying the application of the road toll
SB 133, relative to security screening at state correctional facilities
SB 96, relative to compensation of the boxing and wrestling commission
SB 42, eliminating the hearing requirement for late reinstatement of corporations
SB 24, relative to examinations by the insurance commissioner
SB 230, an act establishing the Uniform Power of Attorney Act
SB 142,  relative to honoring E. Maude Ferguson, the first woman elected to the New Hampshire senate.
SB 85, amending the Uniform Securities Act
HB 246, relative to timber trespass
HB 652, establishing a veterans track within the court system and relative to annulment of a sentence imposed by a mental health court
HB 460, relative to minutes under the right-to-know law
HB 190, relative to the wildlife habitat account and the fisheries habitat account
HB 208, establishing a commission to study current mental health procedures for involuntary commitment
HB 85, relative to installation requirements for arc-fault circuit interrupters
HB 186, relative to limitation of actions in which the state is a plaintiff
HB 195, establishing a committee to study temporary seasonal docks
HB 238, establishing a committee to study broadband access to the Internet
HB 160, relative to use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes
HB 511, establishing a commission to study environmentally-triggered chronic illnesses
HB 568, relative to the taxability of lease interest in public property
HB 356, establishing a committee to study education funding and the cost of an opportunity for an adequate education, establishing a committee to study the organizational structure of the department of education and the duties and responsibilities of the commissioner of the department of education, and relative to the duties of the commissioner of the department of education

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