Bill Text - HB139 (2019)

(New Title) relative to restrictions on smoking in state forests, parks, land, or buildings operated by the department of natural and cultural resources.


Revision: Dec. 26, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

HB 139 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0072

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 139

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in state parks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Leishman, Hills. 24; Rep. Vann, Hills. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill bans smoking on state park property.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0072

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in state parks.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Expansion of State Park System; Smoking Prohibited.  Amend RSA 216-A by inserting after section 6-a the following new section:

216-A:6-b  Smoking Prohibited.  

I.  No person shall smoke tobacco or any other substance in, on, or within any state park property.  Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a violation.  

II.  The director of the division of parks and recreation shall post appropriate signage as deemed necessary on state park property to advise the public of this prohibition.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

HB 139 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0072

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 139

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in state parks.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Leishman, Hills. 24; Rep. Vann, Hills. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill bans smoking on state park property.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0072

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in state parks.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Expansion of State Park System; Smoking Prohibited.  Amend RSA 216-A by inserting after section 6-a the following new section:

216-A:6-b  Smoking Prohibited.  

I.  No person shall smoke tobacco or any other substance in, on, or within any state park property.  Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a violation.  

II.  The director of the division of parks and recreation shall post appropriate signage as deemed necessary on state park property to advise the public of this prohibition.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.