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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2011

LCO No. 8298

   
 

*SB0021008298SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.

SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 210

File No. 669

Cal. No. 214

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2013) (a) For the purposes of this section, "thermal receipt paper" or "cash register receipt paper" means any paper that is used by a commercial entity to issue a mechanically produced record of a commercial transaction.

(b) On and after October 1, 2013, no person shall manufacture, sell, offer for sale or distribute in this state any thermal receipt paper or cash register receipt paper that contains bisphenol-A.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, if the United States Environmental Protection Agency does not identify a safe, commercially available alternative to the use of bisphenol-A in thermal receipt paper or cash register receipt paper on or before June 30, 2013, no person shall manufacture, sell, offer for sale or distribute in this state any thermal receipt paper or cash register receipt paper that contains bisphenol-A on and after July 1, 2015.

(d) The provisions of this section may be enforced, within available appropriations, by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2013

New section