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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 5884

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 3195

 

*03195HB05884ENV*

Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF COAL TAR SEALANTS ON STATE AND LOCAL HIGHWAYS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2017) No person shall use or apply any sealant that is made from coal tar to any state or local highway. The Commissioner of Transportation, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, may enforce the provisions of this section.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2017

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To protect the environment and public health by limiting human and wildlife exposure to hazardous materials.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

REP. BOYD, 50th Dist.

H.B. 5884