HB1172 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting state agencies from spraying pesticides targeting mosquitoes before dusk.


HB 1172 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2222

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1172

 

AN ACT prohibiting state agencies from spraying pesticides targeting mosquitoes before dusk.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Nunez, Hills. 37; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits state agencies managing land from allowing the use of pesticides to control mosquitoes before dusk.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2222

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting state agencies from spraying pesticides targeting mosquitoes before dusk.

 

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

 

1  Public Health; Mosquito Control Policy for State Agencies.  Amend RSA 142-A:3, VII to read as follows:

VII.(a)  State agencies managing land shall allow the use of pesticides to control adult mosquitoes, in accordance with applicable law and rules, in areas where a public health threat has been declared by the commissioner pursuant to RSA 141-C and the land:

[(a)] (1)  Is adjacent to areas of high public use;

[(b)] (2)  Has areas where topographical and other conditions result in high adult mosquito populations;

[(c)] (3)  Is located within a focal area determined by the department to have a risk of a human outbreak of arboviral disease which warrants the use of pesticides to control adult mosquitoes as set forth in the arboviral illness response plan adopted by the department; and

[(d)] (4)  Is managed in accordance with general integrated pest management practices.

(b)  No state agency managing land shall allow the use of pesticides to control mosquitoes before dusk.

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

Links

HB1172 at GenCourtMobile
HB1172 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 12, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 27, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1172 Revision: 6808 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 1 P. 12
Feb. 12, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/12/2020 01:00 pm LOB 303
Feb. 27, 2020 Executive Session: 02/27/2020 10:00 am LOB 303
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 10 P. 13
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/11/2020