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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 7175

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4310

 

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Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(PD)

 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE TESTING OF CONCRETE AGGREGATE FOR THE PRESENCE OF PYRRHOTITE.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2017) Each manufacturer of concrete aggregate intended for residential use in a concrete foundation shall cause such aggregate to be tested for the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite prior to the use of such concrete aggregate in any foundation. Such manufacturer shall file documentation of the results of such test with the Department of Consumer Protection, on a form as prescribed by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection, and such department shall maintain a copy of such documentation electronically for not less than thirty years.

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

Section 1

July 1, 2017

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require manufacturers of concrete aggregate intended for residential use in a concrete foundation to test such concrete for the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite.

[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.]