HB1207 (2020) Detail

Requiring landlords to notify prospective tenants of the use of pesticides or other toxins in the premises.


HB 1207 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2345

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1207

 

AN ACT requiring landlords to notify prospective tenants of the use of pesticides or other toxins in the premises.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Vail, Hills. 30; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a landlord to give notice to a prospective tenant of the use within  90 days of any pesticides or other toxins used to kill insects, bedbugs, rodents, or any other living organisms.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2345

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT requiring landlords to notify prospective tenants of the use of pesticides or other toxins in the premises.

 

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

 

1  Landlord and Tenant; Required Notice.  Amend RSA 540-A:3, V-a to read as follows:

V-a.  No landlord shall:

(a)  Fail to provide notice to a prospective tenant of the use within 90 days of any pesticides or other toxins used to kill insects, bedbugs, rodents, or any other living organisms in the tenant's rented or leased premises.  

(b) Willfully fail to investigate a tenant's report of an infestation of insects, including bed bugs, or rodents in the tenant's rented or leased premises, within 7 days of receiving notice of such alleged infestation from the tenant or a municipal health or housing code authority, or fail to take reasonable measures to remediate an infestation.

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

Links

HB1207 at GenCourtMobile
HB1207 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1207 Revision: 6849 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:38 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 13
Jan. 14, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/14/2020 10:30 am LOB 208
Jan. 30, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-1; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 10 P. 22
March 11, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/11/2020