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House Bill 1901

House Bill 1901

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1901 (Updated April 5, 2001 3:50 PM - DI 84)

Mercury and mercury products. Prohibits the sale and distribution of most mercury-added novelties after July 1, 2003. Limits the circumstances under which a mercury fever thermometer may be sold or supplied to an individual after July 1, 2003. Restricts a public or nonpublic school from using or purchasing a mercury commodity, mercury compounds, or mercury-added instructional equipment and materials after July 1, 2003. Provides that a person may sell or provide a mercury commodity to another person after July 1, 2003, only if the person meets certain conditions. Requires the department of environmental management and solid waste management districts to implement mercury education programs. Permits local units of government to implement such programs. Requires the environmental quality service council to review various issues concerning mercury before January 1, 2004.
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