HB511 (2019) Detail

Relative to vaping.


CHAPTER 259

HB 511-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

7Mar2019... 0459h

7Mar2019... 0680h

04/25/2019   1518s

27Jun2019... 2554-CofC

2019 SESSION

19-0200

01/04

 

HOUSE BILL 511-FN

 

AN ACT relative to vaping.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Guthrie, Rock. 13; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Crawford, Carr. 4; Rep. Fothergill, Coos 1; Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19; Rep. MacDonald, Carr. 6; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds vaping to the law regarding youth access to and use of tobacco 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

7Mar2019... 0459h

7Mar2019... 0680h

04/25/2019   1518s

27Jun2019... 2554-CofC 19-0200

01/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to vaping.

 

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

 

259:1  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products; Definitions.  Amend RSA 126-K:2, II-a to read as follows:

II-a.  "Device” means any product composed of a mouthpiece, a heating element, a battery, and electronic circuits designed or used to deliver any aerosolized or vaporized substance including, but not limited to, nicotine or cannabis.  Device may include, but is not limited to, hookah, e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, vape pen, e-hookah.

II-b. "E-cigarette" means any electronic smoking device composed of a mouthpiece, a heating element, a battery, and electronic circuits that [provides a vapor of pure] may or may not contain nicotine [mixed with propylene glycol to the user as the user simulates smoking] or e-liquid.  This term shall include such devices whether they are manufactured as e-cigarettes, e-cigars, or e-pipes, or under any other product name.  

II-c.  “E-liquid” means any liquid, oil, or wax product containing, but not limited to, nicotine or cannabis intended for use in devices used for inhalation.

259:2  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 126-K:3, I to read as follows:

I.  For the purposes of this chapter, any person responsible for monitoring sales from a tobacco vending machine or any person making the sale of tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid which vending machine or other sale is to be made to any person who does not appear to be at least 18 years of age, shall require the purchaser to furnish any of the following documentation that such person is 18 years of age or over:

259:3  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 126-K:3, III to read as follows:

III.  The establishment of all of the following facts by a person responsible for monitoring sales from a vending machine or a person or sampler making a sale or distribution of tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid to a person under 18 years of age shall constitute prima facie evidence of innocence and a defense to any prosecution for such sale:

259:4  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products.  Amend the section heading and paragraph I of RSA 126-K:4 to read as follows:

126-K:4  Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products, E-cigarettes, or [Liquid Nicotine] E-Liquid to Minors Prohibited.

I.  No person shall sell, give, or furnish or cause or allow or procure to be sold, given, or furnished tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid to a minor.  The prohibition established by this paragraph shall not be deemed to prohibit minors employed by any manufacturer, wholesaler, sub-jobber, vending machine operator, sampler, or retailer from performing the necessary handling of tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or liquid nicotine during the duration of their employment.

259:5  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products, Devices, E-cigarettes, or E-liquids.  Amend the section heading and paragraphs I and II of RSA 126-K:6 to read as follows:

126-K:6  Possession and Use of Tobacco Products, E-cigarettes, or [Liquid Nicotine] E-liquid by Minors.  

I.  No [person under 18 years of age] minor shall purchase, attempt to purchase, possess, or use any tobacco product, e-cigarette, device, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid except that a minor who has been issued a registry identification card under RSA 126-X:4 may possess e-liquids containing cannabis and applicable devices.

II.  The prohibition on possession of tobacco products, devices, e-cigarettes, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid shall not be deemed to prohibit minors employed by any manufacturer, wholesaler, sub-jobber, vending machine operator, sampler, or retailer from performing the necessary handling of tobacco products, devices, e-cigarettes, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquids during the duration of their employment.

259:6  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products, E-cigarettes, Devices or E-Liquids on Public Educational Facility Grounds Prohibited.  Amend the section heading and paragraph I of RSA 126-K:7 to read as follows:

126-K:7  Use of Tobacco Products, Devices, E-cigarettes, or [Liquid Nicotine] E-liquids on Public Educational Facility Grounds Prohibited.

I.  No person shall use any tobacco product, device, e-cigarette, or [liquid nicotine] e-liquid in any public educational facility or on the grounds of any public educational facility.

259:7  Youth Access to and Use of Tobacco Products.  Amend RSA 126-K:8, I to read as follows:

I.  No person shall sell, give, or furnish tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or[ liquid nicotine] e-liquid to a minor who has a note from an adult requesting such sale, gift, or delivery.

259:8  Indoor Smoking Act; Definitions.  Amend RSA 155:65, XV to read as follows:

XV.  "Smoking" means having in one's possession a lighted cigarette, cigar, or pipe, or any device designed to produce the effect of smoking, including devices as defined in RSA 126-K:2, II-a.

259:9  Repeal.  RSA 126-K:2, III-a, relative to definition of liquid nicotine, is repealed.

259:10  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.

 

Approved: July 19, 2019

Effective Date: July 01, 2019

 

 

Links

HB511 at GenCourtMobile
HB511 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 29, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 2, 2019 Senate Hearing
April 25, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
June 27, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
June 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB511 Revision: 6601 Date: Dec. 4, 2019, 8:11 a.m.
HB511 Revision: 6476 Date: June 27, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
HB511 Revision: 5784 Date: April 25, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
HB511 Revision: 5474 Date: April 18, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
HB511 Revision: 4791 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 11:40 a.m.

Docket


July 19, 2019: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/19/2019; Chapter 259; Eff: 07/01/2019


June 27, 2019: Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 56


June 27, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21


June 27, 2019: Conference Committee Report 2554c: Adopted, VV 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 48


June 27, 2019: Removed from Consent (Rep. Warden) 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 31


June 27, 2019: Conference Committee Report # 2019-2554c, Adopted, VV; 06/27/2019; SJ 21


June 27, 2019: Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2019-2554c; 06/27/2019


: Conferee Change; Senator Soucy Replaces Senator Morse; SJ 21


June 13, 2019: Conferee Change: Rep. Weber Replaces Rep. Freitas 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 20


June 18, 2019: Conference Committee Meeting: 06/18/2019 01:00 pm LOB 205


June 6, 2019: President Appoints: Senators Cavanaugh, Morse, Morgan; (In Recess 06/06/2019); SJ 20


June 6, 2019: Sen. Cavanaugh Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; (In recess 06/06/2019); SJ 20


June 6, 2019: Speaker Appoints: Reps. Marsh, Freitas, Knirk, Schapiro 06/06/2019 HJ 18 P. 44


June 6, 2019: House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1518s and Requests CofC (Rep. Weber): MA VV 06/06/2019 HJ 18 P. 44


April 25, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1518s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/25/2019; SJ 14


April 25, 2019: Committee Amendment # 2019-1518s, AA, VV; 04/25/2019; SJ 14


April 25, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1518s, 04/25/2019; SC 19


April 2, 2019: Hearing: 04/02/2019, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 16


March 14, 2019: Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 9


March 7, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0459h and 2019-0680h: MA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 42


March 7, 2019: FLAM # 2019-0680h (Rep. Weber): AA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 42


March 7, 2019: Amendment # 2019-0459h: AA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 41


: Special Order to 03/07/2019 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 62


Feb. 27, 2019: Removed from Consent (Rep. Weber) 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 2


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0459h (Vote 20-0; CC)


Feb. 27, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0459h for 02/27/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 13 P. 11


Feb. 12, 2019: ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/12/2019 01:00 pm LOB 205


Feb. 12, 2019: Division II Subcommittee Work Session: 02/12/2019 10:00 am LOB 205


Jan. 29, 2019: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 01/29/2019 01:00 pm LOB 205


Jan. 29, 2019: Division II Subcommittee Work Session: 01/29/2019 10:00 am LOB 205


Jan. 22, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 01:00 pm LOB 205


Jan. 3, 2019: Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 3 P. 18