HB112 (2017) Detail

Requiring child resistant packaging for electronic cigarette cartridges.


HB 112 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0480

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 112

 

AN ACT requiring child resistant packaging for electronic cigarette cartridges.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that cartridges for e-cigarettes, which may or may not contain nicotine, shall meet federal standards for child resistant packaging.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0480

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring child resistant packaging for electronic cigarette cartridges.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Youth Access to Tobacco Products; Definition of E-Cigarette.  Amend RSA 126-K:2, II-a to read as follows:

II-a.  "E-cigarette'' means any electronic smoking device composed of a mouthpiece, a heating element, a battery, and electronic circuits that provides a vapor [of pure] which may or may not contain nicotine mixed with propylene glycol to the user as the user simulates smoking.  This term shall include such devices whether they are manufactured as e-cigarettes, e-cigars, or e-pipes, or under any other product name.

2  New Paragraph; Special Provisions; Child Resistant Packaging.  Amend RSA 126-K:8 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  All cartridges for e-cigarettes sold, offered for sale, manufactured for sale, or distributed for sale in New Hampshire shall be packaged in accordance with the special packaging standards provided in 16 C.F.R. section 1700.15, as determined through testing in accordance with the methods described in 16 C.F.R. section 1700.20.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

Links

HB112 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB112 Revision: 1127 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 17
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 02:00 PM LOB 302
Jan. 18, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/18/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/25/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Executive Session: 01/25/2017 11:15 AM LOB 302
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/09/2017 (Vote 16-2; RC) HC 10 P. 9
Feb. 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 262-30 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 11