HB256 (2021) Detail

Adding members from Londonderry to the commission to investigate and analyze the environmental and public health impacts relating to releases of perfluorinated chemicals into the air, soil, and groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford, and Litchfield.


HB 256  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0171

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 256

 

AN ACT adding members from Londonderry to the commission to investigate and analyze the environmental and public health impacts relating to releases of perfluorinated chemicals into the air, soil, and groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford, and Litchfield.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Rep. Thomas, Rock. 5; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Mooney, Hills. 21; Rep. Healey, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Resources, Recreation and Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill adds members from Londonderry to the commission to investigate and analyze the environmental and public health impacts relating to releases of perfluorinated chemicals into the air, soil, and groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford, and Litchfield.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0171

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT adding members from Londonderry to the commission to investigate and analyze the environmental and public health impacts relating to releases of perfluorinated chemicals into the air, soil, and groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford, and Litchfield.

 

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

 

1 Commission on the Environmental and Public Health Impacts of Perfluorinated Chemicals; Membership; Londonderry.  Amend RSA 126-A:79-a, I to read as follows:

I. There is established a commission to study environmental and public health impacts resulting from per fluorinated chemicals (PFAS) releases to the air, soil, and water in Merrimack, Litchfield, Londonderry, and Bedford.

2 Commission on the Environmental and Public Health Impacts of Perfluorinated Chemicals; Membership; Londonderry.  Amend RSA 126-A:79-a, II(a)(8)-(9) to read as follows:

(8) A representative from each of the affected towns of Merrimack, Bedford, Londonderry, and Litchfield, appointed by the governing body of such town.

(9) [Three] Four residents, one from each of the affected towns of Merrimack, Bedford, Londonderry and Litchfield, who are members of drinking water related environmental advocacy citizen organizations which are not affiliated with any government or state agency, recommended by the senators appointed to the commission and appointed by the president of the senate.

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

Links

HB256 at GenCourtMobile
HB256 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 27, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB256 Revision: 31596 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 4:25 p.m.

Docket


Feb. 24, 2021: Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/24/2021


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 12 P. 11


Jan. 27, 2021: Public Hearing: 01/27/2021 09:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/99531020872 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Resources, Recreation and Development HJ 2 P. 41