HB279 (2017) Detail

Relative to smoking on private property.


HB 279 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0724

01/09

 

HOUSE BILL 279

 

AN ACT relative to smoking on private property.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hull, Graf. 9; Rep. Avellani, Carr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill makes changes to the indoor smoking act.  Under this bill, smoking would not be prohibited in public conveyances which are privately owned, restaurants, grocery stores, and cocktail lounges.  Smoking would be prohibited in privately owned residences where the owner has declared smoking prohibited.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0724

01/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to smoking on private property.

 

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

 

1  Indoor Smoking Act; Definitions; Public Conveyances.  Amend RSA 155:65, XII to read as follows:

XII.  "Public conveyance'' means any air, land, or water vehicle of public access, which has enclosed sections, used for the transportation of persons in the state of New Hampshire, whether or not for compensation, including, but not limited to, airplanes, trains, buses, boats, vans, or taxis.  This definition shall not include privately owned vehicles [when used for private purposes], but shall include all vehicles owned by the state and its political subdivisions.

2  New Subparagraph; Indoor Smoking Act; Smoking Prohibited.  Amend RSA 155:66, I by inserting after subparagraph (h) the following new subparagraph:

(i)  Privately owned premises where the owner or person in charge has declared smoking is prohibited.

3  Repeal.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 155:66, I(c), smoking prohibited in grocery stores.

II.  RSA 155:66, I(f), smoking prohibited in restaurants.

III.  RSA 155:66, I(g), smoking prohibited in cocktail lounges.

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

Links

HB279 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB279 Revision: 1143 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:52 a.m.

Docket


: Died on Table


March 8, 2017: Lay on Table (Rep. Hunt): MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 54


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


March 8, 2017: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0530h (NT) for 03/08/2017 (Vote 13-7; RC)


Feb. 21, 2017: Executive Session: 02/21/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302


Feb. 21, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2017 10:30 AM LOB 302


Feb. 14, 2017: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302


Feb. 14, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/14/2017 11:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 8, 2017: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 7, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/07/2017 11:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 1, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/01/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302


Jan. 25, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/25/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302


Jan. 18, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/18/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302


Jan. 11, 2017: Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 01:15 PM LOB 302


Jan. 4, 2017: Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 22