HB 1446 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1446
SPONSORS: Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Rep. Gay, Rock. 8; Rep. Hobson, Rock. 35
COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs
This bill establishes a committee to study the labeling of products containing PFAS.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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) Three 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.
3 Duties. The committee shall study and make recommendations relative to requiring vendors to label their products as containing PFAS so persons can determine if they need special disposal processes or give them the option of purchasing products that do not contain PFAS. The committee shall also determine if a list of such labeled products and their buyers should be made available to the department of environmental services to allow the department to know where PFAS are used and to notify municipal waste operators of their presence.
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. Four 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. 23, 2020||House||Hearing|
|March 3, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 22|
|Jan. 23, 2020||Public Hearing: 01/23/2020 02:15 pm LOB 302|
|Feb. 14, 2020||Subcommittee Work Session: 02/14/2020 01:00 pm LOB 302|
|March 3, 2020||Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:30 am LOB 302|
|March 11, 2020||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/11/2020 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 10 P. 38|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-8; RC)|
|March 11, 2020||Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/11/2020|
|June 16, 2020||Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||Committee Amendment # 2020-1446s, RC 24Y-0N, AA; 06/16/2020; SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-1446s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 06/16/2020; SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|