Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 162-A:1

  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
It is declared that there is a statewide need for the preservation and development of business and industry for the betterment of the economy of the state and its inhabitants. It is the purpose of this chapter to provide for the preservation, establishment, and redevelopment of business and industry, together with adequate transportation, water, sewage and other necessary facilities, so as to provide and encourage orderly development, create or preserve employment opportunities, protect the physical environment, preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state or its political subdivisions, and promote the general welfare of the state’s citizens. It is further declared that the business finance authority, created in this chapter shall be regarded as performing an essential governmental function in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.