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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.


     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

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