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House Bill 1059


House Bill 1059

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Chromated copper arsenate treated wood issues. Prohibits the sale of wood treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) for a residential use that is not a use permitted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Excepts the sale of wood treated with CCA that is part of a residential structure. Requires disclosure by the owner on a residential real estate sales disclosure form of any wood treated with CCA that is part of a structure located on the property. Establishes a two year statute of limitations for an action based on personal injury, disability, disease, or death resulting from exposure to wood treated with CCA. Provides that the action accrues on the date when the person knows that the person has a disease or injury related to exposure to wood treated with CCA.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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