HB 1812-FN - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1812-FN
AN ACT regulating certain vapor products.
SPONSORS: Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Vann, Hills. 24; Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16
COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs
This bill regulates e-liquids sold in New Hampshire by requiring certain labeling on the products. The bill also prohibits certain ingredients in e-liquid products.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
126-AA:1 Definitions. In this chapter:
I. "E-liquid'' means a substance that may or may not contain nicotine and is intended to be vaporized and inhaled using a vapor product.
II. "Manufacturer" means a person or business located inside or outside of New Hampshire that is engaged in manufacturing e-liquids.
126-AA:2 Product Labeling; Contents of E-Liquid: Penalty.
I. A manufacturer or distributor that sells, offers for sale, or distributes e-liquid products in New Hampshire shall include on the label a list of ingredients in descending order in accordance with federal Food and Drug Administration guidelines for food.
II. E-liquids sold in New Hampshire shall not contain diacetyl, acetyl propionyl, or acetoin or any substance known to be hazardous when inhaled in accordance with federal Food and Drug Administration guidelines.
III. Any person who violates this chapter shall be guilty of a class B felony.
HB 1812-FN- FISCAL NOTE
FISCAL IMPACT: [ X ] State [ ] County [ ] Local [ ] None
Estimated Increase / (Decrease)
[ X ] General [ ] Education [ ] Highway [ ] Other
This bill regulates e-liquids by requiring labeling on products and prohibiting the use of certain ingredients. This bill contains a penalty that may have an impact on the New Hampshire judicial and correctional systems. There is no method to determine how many charges would be brought as a result of the changes contained in this bill to determine the fiscal impact on expenditures. However, the entities impacted have provided the potential costs associated with these penalties below.
Routine Criminal Felony Case
It should be noted that average case cost estimates for FY 2019 and FY 2020 are based on data that is more than ten years old and does not reflect changes to the courts over that same period of time or the impact these changes may have on processing the various case types. An unspecified misdemeanor can be either class A or class B, with the presumption being a class B misdemeanor.
Department of Corrections
FY 2017 Average Cost of Incarcerating an Individual
FY 2017 Annual Marginal Cost of a General Population Inmate
FY 2017 Average Cost of Supervising an Individual on Parole/Probation
NH Association of Counties
County Prosecution Costs
Estimated Average Daily Cost of Incarcerating an Individual
$85 to $110
$85 to $110
The Liquor Commission, Department of Justice, Judicial Council, and Department of Health and Human Services state the bill will have no fiscal impact.
Department of Health and Human Services, Liquor Commission, Department of Corrections, Judicial Branch, Judicial Council, and New Hampshire Association of Counties
|Feb. 7, 2018||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 14, 2018||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 21, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|March 6, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
March 6, 2018: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 21
March 6, 2018: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 11
: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 17-0; CC)
Feb. 21, 2018: Executive Session: 02/21/2018 LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2018 09:00 AM LOB 305
Feb. 14, 2018: ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 02/14/2018 11:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 7, 2018: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 02/07/2018 11:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 24