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2016 Regular Session



Environment - Lead and Mercury Wheel Weights - Prohibited

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


In the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified persons from using, allowing to be used, or selling lead or mercury wheel weights after specified dates; requiring the State to ensure that no vehicle in the State fleet is equipped with an externally attached lead wheel weight that is composed of greater than 0.1% lead by weight or greater than 0.1% mercury by weight after January 1, 2018; providing for the enforcement of the Act, including the required issuance of a warning for an initial violation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Lam, Tarlau, and S. Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Environment, Department of
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment

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