Spotlight On Your State: New Hampshire
New Hampshire Citizens Trade Policy Commission: Established by SB 162 in 2007 "to evaluate the impact of existing and proposed international trade agreements on the ability of the state of New Hampshire and its municipalities to pass laws and ordinances regarding public health and safety, environmental protection, labor standards, state and local procurement, and the provision of public services."
International trade agreements can bind state policies to restrictive government procurement rules.
- New Hampshire governors have committed the state to be bound to the following trade agreements' restrictive government procurement provisions:
Under the WTO GATS state policies can be bound to international rules on service-sectors