WV HB2341 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-11 - To House Health and Human Resources
Pending: House Health & Human Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act administered and enforced under the authority of the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health. The bill prohibits the use of certain flame-retardant chemicals in certain products, including those designed for use by children. The bill states when replacement chemicals may be used in these products and provides exemptions to requirements. The bill requires a report to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance by the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health in conjunction with the Fire Marshal. The bill requires certificates of compliance from persons or businesses selling products subject to this article, provides for injunctive relief for violations and provides for civil penalties.

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West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act



2019-01-11HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2019-01-11HouseIntroduced in House
2019-01-11HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2019-01-11HouseFiled for introduction


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19361New CodeSee Bill Text
19362New CodeSee Bill Text
19363New CodeSee Bill Text
19364New CodeSee Bill Text
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19368New CodeSee Bill Text
19369New CodeSee Bill Text

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