DE HB117 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on May 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-15 - Tabled in Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [HTML]


This Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of children's products, upholstered furniture used in residences, and mattresses that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. This Act does not apply to the resale of these items. These flame retardants have been found to cause cancer, particularly to firefighters who are extinguishing fires that involve products that contain these chemicals. This Act takes effect on July 1, 2020.

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An Act To Amend Title 6 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Prohibition Of Harmful Flame Retardants.



2019-05-15 Tabled in Committee
2019-05-02 Adopted in lieu of the original bill HB 117, and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House

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