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Substitute Bill No. 210

    January Session, 2011

 

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AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF BISPHENOL-A IN THERMAL RECEIPT PAPER.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

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) 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

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Joint Favorable Subst.