HI SB640 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2013 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-12-18 - Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of child care products and toys for young children that contain bisphenol-A or phthalates beginning 1/1/2014. Requires manufacturers to choose safe alternatives. Prohibits the use of packages and packaging containing lead, cadmium, mercury, and hexavalent chromium beginning 1/1/2014. Prohibits the Hawaii health systems corporation from purchasing and using vinyl intravenous solution bags and vinyl tubing beginning 1/1/2014. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

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Children; Toxic Substances; Bisphenol-A; Phthalates; Packaging; Metals; Vinyl Intravenous Solution Bags; Vinyl Tubing; Hawaii Heath Systems Corporation



2013-12-18 Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.
2013-02-15SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPN.
2013-02-15SenateReported from HTH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 351) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPN.
2013-02-11SenateThe committee(s) on HTH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HTH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Green, Chun Oakland; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, Slom ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2013-02-08SenateThe committee(s) on HTH deferred the measure until 02-11-13 2:00PM in conference room 229.
2013-02-05SenateThe committee(s) on HTH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-13 2:30PM in conference room 229.
2013-01-22SenateReferred to HTH, CPN.
2013-01-22SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB351 (Same As) 2013-01-22 - Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 3

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