Bill Details - HB269 (2017)

HB 269 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0673

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 269

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study ways to educate New Hampshire families about lung cancer risks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study methods for educating New Hampshire families about the risks of lung cancer.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0673

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study ways to educate New Hampshire families about lung cancer risks.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study ways to educate New Hampshire families about lung cancer risks.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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

(a)  Four members of the house of representatives, one each from the committees with jurisdiction over commerce and consumer affairs, children and family law issues, health and human services and elderly affairs issues, and labor and employment issues, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  One member 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:

I.  Study the implementation of the airborne radon mitigation installer certification program established in RSA 310-A:189-a and determine its effectiveness.

II.  Meet with the state's radiation advisory committee established in RSA 125-F:6, and read and discuss the committee's reports.  

III.  Solicit testimony and information regarding the standards of practice for radon testing, notification, and mitigation in New Hampshire from interested citizens, nonprofit organizations, charitable organizations, schools, and other organizations such as the New Hampshire Builders Association, the New Hampshire Board of Realtors, the American Cancer Society in New Hampshire, the American Lung Association in New Hampshire, Breathe New Hampshire, the American Heart Association in New Hampshire, and governmental entities such as the New Hampshire departments of environmental services, health and human services, and labor.  

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 11:00 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

HB269 Revision: 325 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:58 a.m.