HB 1120 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 1120
SPONSORS: Rep. W. Thomas, Hills. 21; Rep. DesMarais, Carr. 6; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Coursin, Rock. 1; Rep. Stack, Hills. 21; Rep. Eisner, Rock. 6; Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17
This bill establishes a committee to study the establishment of water testing requirements for residential rental 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
12Mar2020... 0971h 20-2075
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:
(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(b) Two members 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.
I. The committee shall study the establishment of water testing requirements for residential rental property. The study shall include consideration of:
(a) The frequency and type of water testing to be required for residential rental property and the circumstances under which remediation may be required.
(b) An appropriate legal remedy and enforcement mechanism, including enabling tenants to withhold rent in appropriate cases.
(c) The role of the attorney general and the department of environmental services in implementing and enforcing a water testing and remediation requirement.
(d) A program to inform tenants and landlords of their rights and responsibilities regarding water quality in residential rental property.
II. The committee shall solicit information and testimony from any individual or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.
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, 2020.
|Jan. 14, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 30, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 18, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 3, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
June 16, 2020: No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020: Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
March 12, 2020: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0971h (NT): MA VV 03/12/2020 HJ 8 P. 124
March 12, 2020: Amendment # 2020-0971h (NT): AA VV 03/12/2020 HJ 8 P. 124
: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0971h (Vote 12-8; RC)
March 11, 2020: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0971h (NT) for 03/11/2020 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 10 P. 60
March 3, 2020: ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Feb. 18, 2020: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Jan. 30, 2020: ==CONTINUED== Public Hearing: 01/30/2020 10:00 am LOB 208
Jan. 14, 2020: ==RECESSED== Public Hearing: 01/14/2020 10:00 am LOB 208
Jan. 8, 2020: Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 10