OLR Bill Analysis

HB 5908

AN ACT CONCERNING SAFETY AND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS FOR THE SPRAY FOAM INSULATION INDUSTRY.

SUMMARY:

This bill requires the consumer protection commissioner, in consultation with the commissioners of public health and energy and environmental protection, to adopt regulations developing safety and certification standards for the spray foam insulation industry.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

BACKGROUND

Spray Foam Insulation

Spray polyurethane foam is an insulation and air sealant material that is installed as a liquid and then expands upon application. It can be used as insulation on roofs, walls, and pipes, among other uses.

COMMITTEE ACTION

General Law Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

18

Nay

0

(03/12/2013)