HB0216 (CH0409)

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2015 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 409

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; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt specified regulations; requiring the Department to periodically review specified guidelines to ensure that specified methods are being utilized to prevent the entrance of synthetic plastic microbeads into the natural aquatic environment of the State; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Carr, Chang, Ebersole, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Krimm, Lafferty, Lam, McComas, K. Young, Angel, Hettleman, Hill, C. Howard, Luedtke, Platt, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0200
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Environment, Department of
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Industry and Technology
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-2001 through 9-2003)

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November 20, 2015 7:16 P.M.