SB455 (2022) Detail

Requiring the commissioner of the department of environmental services to adopt ambient groundwater quality standards for certain per and polyfluoroalkyl substances.


SB 455  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-3126

08/11

 

SENATE BILL 455

 

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of the department of environmental services to adopt ambient groundwater quality standards for certain per and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Rep. B. Boyd, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the commissioner of the department of environmental services to adopt ambient groundwater quality standards for certain per and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-3126

08/11

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of the department of environmental services to adopt ambient groundwater quality standards for certain per and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Ambient Groundwater Quality Standards; Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals.  Amend RSA 485-C:6 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VII.  By January 1, 2023, the commissioner shall, in consultation with the commissioner of the department of health and human services and interested parties, initiate rulemaking to adopt ambient groundwater quality standards for perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA), perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); and perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA).  

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

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 10, 2022 Senate Hearing
Feb. 16, 2022 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 16, 2022 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB455 Revision: 34749 Date: Feb. 1, 2022, 9:16 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 16, 2022: Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 02/16/2022; SJ 3


Feb. 16, 2022: Special Order to after the Committee on Education, Without Objection, MA; 02/16/2022; SJ 3


Feb. 10, 2022: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 02/16/2022; SC 7


Feb. 2, 2022: Hearing: 02/10/2022, Room 103, SH, 09:45 am; SC 6


Feb. 1, 2022: Introduced 01/05/2022 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 2