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HB 147/FN (BR 878) - M. Marzian

     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 and prohibit banning a product or component of a product used as a food, beverage, or container unless the product or component is banned by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the same purpose.
     HFA (2/Title, J. Gooch Jr.) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 21-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 24, 2014

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