HB0504 (CH0809)

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2017 Regular Session



Products That Contain Mercury - Prohibition on Sale of Electric Switches, Electric Relays, and Gas Valve Switches

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 809

Synopsis:Prohibiting a specified marketer from knowingly selling or providing electric switches, electric relays, and gas valve switches that contain mercury to a consumer on or after October 1, 2018; establishing specified penalties for specified violations; and authorizing the Department of the Environment to impose specified penalties in a specified manner for specified violations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Robinson, Carr, Fraser-Hidalgo, Lafferty, Lam, and R. Lewis
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0713
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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.
Environment, Department of
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Retail Sales
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Environment
(6-905, 6-905.3 through 6-905.6, 6-905.3)

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.