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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5403

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 364

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ROSE, 118th Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF PERSONAL COSMETIC PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN MICROBEADS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit the sale of personal cosmetic products, such as soaps, toothpastes and facial scrubs, that contain microbeads.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent microbeads from entering the state's waterways and to prevent the toxins contained in such microbeads from bioaccumulating in fish and humans.