2009 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 119

EMERGENCY BILL File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hubbard and Montgomery
Entitled:
Children's Products Containing Lead - Modifications

Synopsis:

Altering the electronic devices, products, and materials to which the Act does not apply; clarifying the manufacturers and importers that are required to perform specified testing; clarifying the children's products that are to be tested for lead content; altering the requirements for the testing entity that is to be used by a manufacturer of a children's product; providing that a specified certificate is not required for sale of used children's products at a secondhand point of sale; making the Act an emergency measure; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/22
First Reading Health and Government Operations
1/28
Hearing 2/3 at 1:00 p.m.
2/17
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2/18
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 2/20 (Delegate Shank) Adopted
2/20
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2/24
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/5
Returned Passed
Senate Action
2/24
First Reading Finance & Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/18
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
4/7
Favorable Report by Finance
4/5
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/6
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
4/14
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 129

Sponsored by:

Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Federal Government
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Industry and Technology
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Toys

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Environment
( 6-1301 , 6-1302 , 6-1304 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
House
Number: 536483/01     Offered on: February 18, 2009   at: 10:20 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
February 24, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate
April 6, 2009: Third Reading Passed (47-0)