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1998 State Legislative Report - New Hampshire

Contact: Carol Brooks


II ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES Public Trust / Riparian Rights HB 272 - -Relative to minimum requirements for placement of Docks, shorefront and abutting landowners issues. To further Study




Real Estate
HB 1539 - Relative to property tax billing procedures for land parcels having multiple owners Session Chapter: 208; RSA Amended: 80

Eff. 6-18-98

Real Estate
SB 391 - Relative to exempting personal property which is subject to taxation under the legacies and successions tax from the 2 percent tax on transfers of personal property of nonresident decedents.

Session Ch.:217; RSA Amended 89

Eff. 7-1-98

Real Estate
HB 676 / SB 56 -- Relative to tax deeded property, whether a Town may dispose of such, policy: to prevent windfalls to Town: Right of First Refusal to former owner. Session Chapter: 238; RSA Amended: 80. Eff. 6-25-98 Real Estate
HB 642 - Relative to Tax Assessment on Subdivisions. This act clarifies the tax ass’t and collection procedures in event that property taxes are due on parcel of land being subdivided and sold by Owner or Developer. Session Chapter 39;RSA Amended 75 and 674. Eff. 1-1-99


Husband & Wife / Community Property
SB 394 - Relative to providing for revocation of wills with subsequent divorce. Session Chapter:

RSA Amended 551:13, eff. 1-1-99

SB 317 - Relative to the time for consideration of applications to Planning Boards on Timing Conveyances
SB 317 - Referred to Senate PA Comm. Recommitted Conveyances
SB 348 -- Relative to property left behind by tenants House Judiciary Comm.-in study

Conveyances SB 332 -- Relative to the Real Estate Questionnaire: Form must now be sent to DRA and Town Assessor or Selectman. Session Chapter: 91; RSA Amended 78-B. Eff. 7-18-98

Recording Requirements
HB 1613 -- Relative to limiting the liability of registers of deeds and counties for recording fraudulent documents, establishing a criminal penalty for knowingly filing a fraudulent document with a register of deeds. House Judiciary Comm. ruled Inexpedient to Legislate. Recording Requirements
SB 472 -- Relative to Filing UCC Fin. Statements: Provision for Sec. Of State to plan and implement electronic filing of UCC’s in town, if town participates in system, by 7-1-2001. (Manuf. Housing and financing statements files as fixture filings must still be filed in the Registry of Deeds only.) Session Chapter: 382; RSA Amended 382-A, 478;293-A; 361.Eff. 8-25-98 Recording Requirements
HB 1612 -- Electronic Access to Public Records: bill creates new chapter known as the NH Public Information Access Act, ensures electronic access to state’s public recordsReferred to House Exec. Depts and Admin.

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