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2018 Regular Session



Environment - Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Products - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lierman


In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from selling in the State a certain expanded polystyrene food service product on or after January 1, 2019; prohibiting certain food service businesses and certain schools from selling or providing food in certain expanded polystyrene food service products on or after January 1, 2019; requiring a county health department to impose certain penalties for violations of the Act; requiring a county health department to notify the Department of the Environment of certain violations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lierman, Barkley, B. Barnes, Brooks, Carr, Cullison, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Hayes, Hettleman, Hixson, Kelly, Korman, Lafferty, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Luedtke, McIntosh, Moon, Morhaim, Mosby, Platt, Proctor, Queen, Robinson, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Stein, Tarlau, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0651
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0229 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Primary and Secondary Education
Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
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Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-2201 through 9-2207)

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February 22, 2018 2:03 P.M.