NH 2022 Legislative Session: Bills of Particular Interest
NOFA-NH's Policy Committee is closely tracking many exciting bills currently in the state’s legislative process—from farm to school and nutrition assistance to organic farming, compost, and more. Below is a list of the bills we recommend supporting and opposing during the 2022 legislative session.
Here's how you can participate in the legislative process:
2022-2158 HB 1657
Title: Establishing a New Hampshire farm to school reimbursement program.
Title: Relative to organic farming.
Title: Re-establishing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Farmers Market Nutrition Program.
Sponsors: (Prime) Rebecca Whitley , Jeb Bradley, David Watters, Donna Soucy, Mel Myler, David Luneau, Regina Birdsell, Jay Kahn, Bill Gannon, Kevin Cavanaugh, Tom Sherman, Safiya Wazir, Cindy Rosenwald, Erin Hennessey, Suzanne Prentiss, Rebecca Perkins Kwoka, Brodie Deshaies
Title: Establishing a supplemental nutrition assistance program.
Sponsors: (Prime) Rebecca Whitley , Lou D'Allesandro, Jeb Bradley, David Watters, Donna Soucy, Mary Jane Wallner, Kimberly Rice, David Luneau, Jess Edwards, Bill Gannon, Kevin Cavanaugh, Tom Sherman, Cindy Rosenwald, Erin Hennessey, Suzanne Prentiss, Rebecca Perkins Kwoka, Brodie Deshaies
Title: Relative to gardening, homesteading, and organic food production.
Title: Requiring composting and waste recycling to be made available to residents of public housing.
Sponsors: (Prime) Eric Gallager
Title: AN ACT authorizing municipalities to collect compost.
SPONSORS: Rep. Egan, Graf. 2; Rep. Gallager, Merr. 15; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Alexander Jr., Hills. 6; Rep. Weston, Graf. 8; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 1
Title: Establishing a committee to study the impacts of outdoor working conditions in heat and cold.
Sponsors: (Prime) Maria Perez
Title: Creating a pollinator solar scorecard.
Title: Relative to the purchase of output of limited electrical energy producers and including qualifying storage system
2022-2116 HB1450 text
Title: Including agricultural resources under the land and community heritage investment program.
Title: Relative to school nutrition standards.
22-2041 HB1058 - Title: Relative to the time allowed for public school students to eat lunch.
Title: Requiring school districts to provide breakfast for students.
22-2886 SB 233
Title: Relative to water bottle filling stations in schools.
2022-2144 HB1198 - Relative to rules of the department of education concerning culture and climate in schools.