HB 1706 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1706
SPONSORS: Rep. Ebel, Merr. 5; Rep. M. Murray, Hills. 22; Rep. Grote, Rock. 24; Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20; Rep. Schultz, Merr. 18; Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
This bill establishes a committee to study the solid waste practices of state agencies.
This bill is a request of the 2019, HB 617 study committee on recycling and solid waste.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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) One member 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. Review recycling and solid waste management practices of state agencies to better conform with the state solid waste hierarchy in RSA 149-M with a view to the reduction of solid waste, increasing reuse and recycling, and decreasing food waste.
II. Review state procurement laws and rules associated with such laws, if appropriate, and recommend changes to increase recycled content requirements and reduce waste.
III. Review and recommend changes to state laws to reflect current solid waste challenges and opportunities, and to coordinate decentralized state agency solid waste disposal with centralized recycling efforts.
IV. Review the compliance of the department of administrative services with the performance audit of the statewide recycling program.
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 90 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. 29, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 5, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 19, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 32|
|Jan. 29, 2020||Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 10:30 am LOB 306|
|Feb. 5, 2020||Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:30 pm LOB 306|
|Feb. 19, 2020||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/19/2020 (Vote 17-1; CC) HC 7 P. 9|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 17-1; CC)|
|Feb. 19, 2020||Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 14|
|March 11, 2020||Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7|
|June 16, 2020||Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|