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2015 Regular Session



Environment - Personal Care Products Containing Synthetic Plastic Microbeads - Prohibition on Manufacturing or Sale

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from manufacturing for sale or accepting for sale a personal care product or an over-the-counter drug that contains synthetic plastic microbeads on or after specified dates; defining "synthetic plastic microbead" as an intentionally added solid plastic particle that is not biodegradable that measures less than 5 millimeters in size and is used in personal care products for exfoliation, cleansing or cosmetic purposes; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Conway, Pinsky, Rosapepe, Montgomery, Young, Nathan-Pulliam, Simonaire, Bates, Salling, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0216
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Industry and Technology
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-2001, 9-2002)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.