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 Bill Status of HB2415  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Mercury Thermostat Collection Act. Requires thermostat manufacturers to establish and maintain a program for the collection and recycling of mercury thermostats. Sets forth requirements for the Program. Requires that mercury thermostats be handled as universal waste. Prohibits wholesalers, retailers, and technicians from selling or distributing non-mercury thermostats if they have not taken certain actions with respect to the disposal of mercury thermostats. Sets forth penalties for violations of the Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to publish certain information and make recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly concerning the collection of mercury thermostats. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/19/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/12/2009HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Environmental Health Committee; 006-008-000
  3/12/2009HouseRemains in Environmental Health Committee
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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