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 Bill Status of HB2921  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  SAFE FLAME RETARDANTS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine - Scott Drury

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Safe Flame Retardants Act. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2014, no manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer may knowingly manufacture, sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use in this State, a children's product or residential upholstered furniture, containing a component part that has a combined TRIS concentration of greater than 50 parts per million. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2015, no manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer may knowingly manufacturer, sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use in this State, a children's product or residential upholstered furniture, containing any flame retardant that is a chemical of high concern. Directs the Attorney General to administer the Act. Authorizes the Attorney General to seek injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/20/2013HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary; 005-010-001
  3/20/2013HouseRemains in Judiciary
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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