Bill Details - HB268 (2017)

HB 268 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0671

01/08

 

HOUSE BILL 268

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the consequences of tobacco use by minors in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study the consequences of tobacco use by minors in New Hampshire.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0671

01/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the consequences of tobacco use by minors in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the consequences of tobacco use by minors in New Hampshire.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study the consequences of tobacco use by minors and young adults.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to, a determination as to whether such usage is a pathway to addictions and initiatives to reduce addiction and future health care costs.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2017.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 10:00 AM LOB 205
Jan. 17, 2017 Executive Session: 01/17/2017 LOB 205
Jan. 26, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/26/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 8 P. 4
Jan. 26, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/26/2017 HJ 4 P. 4

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 17, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 26, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB268 Revision: 332 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:58 a.m.