2011 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 637
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher, Bobo, Carr, Cullison, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Healey, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, McHale, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Tarrant, Washington, and Zucker
Healthy Kids, Healthy Maryland - Toxic Chemical Identification and Reduction


Requiring the Department of the Environment, by specified dates, in consultation with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to publish on its Web site lists of chemicals of concern and specified priority chemicals; requiring specified manufacturers and distributors, within a specified time frame, to provide a notice to the Department of the Environment related to the presence of priority chemicals in children's products; describing chemicals of concern and priority chemicals; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Beverage Containers
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Electronic Government
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Interstate Affairs
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Trade Secrets

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 6-1401 , 6-1402 , 6-1403 , 6-1404 , 6-1405 , 6-1406 , 6-1407 , 6-1408 , 6-1409 , 6-1410 , 6-1411 , 6-1412 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered