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For Immediate Release
August 16, 2019


Communications Director
(603) 271-2121 | [email protected]

Governor Chris Sununu Signs 12 Bills Into Law, Vetoes 2 Bills

Concord, NH - Please see below for a list of twelve bills that Governor Sununu signed into law today:

  • HB 115, relative to the regulation of private investigators, security guards, and bail recovery agents.
  • HB 224, making emergency medical technicians and rescue squad members eligible for a death benefit if killed in the line of duty.
  • HB 393, establishing a committee to study child care in New Hampshire, relative to tuition waivers for children in state foster care or guardianship, relative to penalties for violations related to obtaining public assistance, relative to designated receiving facilities, relative to the membership of the commission to study the environmental and health effects of evolving 5G technology, and relative to the moratorium on health facility licensure.
  • HB 464, relative to the definitions of solar energy systems and wind-powered energy systems for assessed value of real estate exemptions and enabling municipalities to adopt a property tax exemption for electric energy storage systems.
  • HB 494, relative to removal or containment of contaminants from the Coakley Landfill.
  • HB 495, establishing a commission on drinking water.
  • HB 508, relative to direct primary care and establishing a committee to study direct primary care.
  • HB 593, relative to updating official voter checklists and expanding the voter information exemption under the right to know law.
  • HB 608, expanding the law against discrimination based on gender identity to other areas of the law prohibiting discrimination.
  • HB 628, relative to universal changing stations in certain places of public accommodation.
  • HB 651, allowing the use of campaign funds for child care expenses.
  • HB 737, establishing a commission to investigate and analyze the environmental and public health impacts relating to releases of perfluorinated chemicals in the air, soil, and groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford and Litchfield.
  • Veto Message for HB 582
  • Veto Message for SB 67