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Dedicated to keeping members and the camping public up to date on all of the issues impacting the camping industry in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Campground Owners Association (NeHaCa)
Executive Director: Jeremy Sprince
President: Samuel Bouchie (Woodmore Family Campground)

Who are my NH Representatives?
Click the links to find out:
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/Senate/members/wml.aspx
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/wml.aspx


 

Below are links to the Bills that the association is currently monitoring and or pursuing action on, most of these raise varying levels of concern.

SB 501 – relative to immunity for campground owners
(Hearing Tuesday January 30 at 10:00 a.m. in room 100 of the SH Building)

SB 403 – relative to the exemption for recreational vehicles from property taxation
(Wednesday January 24 at 9:00 a.m., Ways and Means, Room 100, SH)

SB 509 – allowing municipalities to require income and expense information of business properties for tax appraisals
(Wednesday January 31 at 10:00 a.m., Public and Municipal Affairs, Room 102, LOB)

HB 1269 – relative to the requirement for campground owners to provide certain information to local assessing officials
(Tuesday February 6 at 1:00 p.m., Municipal and County Government, Room 301, LOB)

HB 1794 – requiring a portion of rental fees for canoes, kayaks, and personal watercraft to be deposited in the fish and game search and rescue fund
(Tuesday January 16 at 1:00 p.m., Fish and Game Marine Resources, Room 307, LOB)
** Association opposed the bill

SB 410 – establishing a registration fee for canoes and kayaks
(To be introduced 1/3/18 and referred to Ways and Means: Hearing 1/10/18 Room 100, SH 9:20 am)
**Association spoke at hearing in opposition of the bill


LSR 2308 – relative to the payout value of bingo games at private campgrounds and hotels
(To be introduced 1/3/18 and referred to Ways and Means. Public hearing 1/11/18, 10:30 am, LOB 202)

HB 1371 – repealing certain exemptions from permitting requirements for temporary seasonal docks
(Tuesday January 16 at 10:30 a.m., Resources, Recreation and Development, Room 305, LOB)

HB 1226 – relative to restricting the watering of lawns through the use of private wells
(Tuesday January 16 at 11:30 a.m., Resources, Recreation and Development, Room 305, LOB)

NH General Court Advanced Bill Search Link

 

 

Please feel free to either myself or association President, Sam Bouchie (Woodmore Campground) with any questions or concerns.

Jeremy Sprince
Executive Director
New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association
jsprince@ucampnh.com
603.736.5540

 

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