HB1706 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the solid waste practices of state agencies.


HB 1706 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3106

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1706

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the solid waste practices of state agencies.

 

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

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-3106

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the solid waste practices of state agencies.

 

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

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the recycling and solid waste management practices of state agencies.

2  Membership and Compensation.

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.

3  Duties.  The committee shall:

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.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1706 at GenCourtMobile
HB1706 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1706 Revision: 7793 Date: Jan. 6, 2020, 1:43 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
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