SB0713 (CH0808)

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Young

Status:

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 808


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; 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:Senators Young, Madaleno, Manno, Pinsky, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0504
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
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.
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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June 7, 2017 9:57 A.M.