2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 14
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Harrington, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Rosapepe
Environment - Brominated Flame Retardants - Decabrominated Diphenyl Ether - Prohibition


Prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2010, the manufacturing, processing, selling, or distributing of a new product or a flame- retardant part of a new product that contains a specified amount of decabrominated diphenyl ether; and providing that the prohibition does not apply to specified processing of specified recyclables, specified manufacturer replacement service parts or other products, specified vehicles, or specified products or parts for use in vehicles.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Fire Protection
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 6-1201 , 6-1202 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered