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House Bill 1495


House Bill 1495

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1495 (Updated February 25, 2009 6:09 pm - DI 84)


Lead in children's products. Prohibits use of certain toxic substances in toys and child care articles. Requires the department of health to administer a program for the prohibition of certain toxic substances in toys and child care articles. Establishes civil penalties for violations. Requires a manufacturer to recall prohibited products. Creates the toxic substances in children's products fund (fund) to receive civil penalties assessed for the use of toxic substances in toys and child care articles. Provides that money in the fund is to be used for public awareness, prevention, toxic substance testing, and children's safety programs. Makes a continuous appropriation.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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