2019 Outdoor Recreation Legislation

Senate Bill 234

What it does

Establishes the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Development in the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs. The bill also establishes the position of director of the office.

Why it’s important

Supporting this bill would help to promote and expand the state’s outdoor recreation industry, outdoor recreational opportunities being a primary reason that young people stay in NH, according to Stay Work Play survey data.

Current status

Senate Bill 234 was passed by the full Senate on March 14, 2019, and referred to the Senate Finance Committee for review.

How you can help

Stay tuned for the date and time of the bill’s public hearing, when you can submit or personally deliver testimony to the House committee to which it will be assigned.