HB1295 (2020) Detail

Abolishing fluoride in water.


HB 1295 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2119

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1295

 

AN ACT abolishing fluoride in water.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marple, Merr. 24

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the introduction of fluoride into the drinking water of the state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2119

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT abolishing fluoride in water.

 

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

 

1  Use of Fluoride.  Amend RSA 485:14, I to read as follows:

I.  No fluoride, or any chemical containing fluoride, shall be introduced into a public water [system unless and until the municipality or municipalities served by such system have each held a public hearing as to the introduction of fluoride into the public water system, and the registered voters of such municipality or municipalities have approved such action pursuant to RSA 44:16, RSA 31:17-a, RSA 52:23, or RSA 485:14-a.  For purposes of this section "municipality" means a municipality that has 100 or more user connections that are served from the public water] system.

2  Repeal.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 31:17-a, relative to referendum on public water supply.

II.  RSA 44:16, relative to public water supplies.

III.  RSA 52:23, relative to public water in village districts.

IV.  RSA 485:14-a, relative to referendum for public water systems serving more than one political subdivision.

V.  RSA 485:14-b, relative to a fluoride statement.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1295 at GenCourtMobile
HB1295 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1295 Revision: 6907 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development