HB 287 (BR 1249) - M. Marzian, R. Palumbo, J. Jenkins, T. Riner, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to child care articles containing bisphenol-A.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to define "baby food," "infant formula," and "reusable food or beverage container"; prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution of any reusable food or beverage container containing bisphenol-A; prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution of any infant formula or baby food stored in container containing bisphenol-A; require manufacturers to use least toxic alternatives; prohibit replacement of bisphenol-A with carcinogens or reproductive toxicants; amend KRS 217.990 to assess a fine of not more than $10,000 for violations; EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014.
HB 287 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Gooch Jr.) - Delete all sections of the bill; prohibit a ban on any food, beverage or container for food or beverage in the Commonwealth until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration bans it.
HFA (2/Title, J. Gooch Jr.) - Make title amendment.
Feb 7-introduced in House
Feb 12-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 19-posted in committee
Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 25-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2013