DE HB479 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on June 21 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-06-21 - Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House
Pending: House Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of upholstered residential furniture and children's products that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. People who are not in the business of selling these products and nonprofits are exempted from this Act. These flame retardants have been found to cause cancer, particularly to firefighters who are extinguishing fires that involve products that contain these chemicals.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Prohibition Of Harmful Flame Retardants.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-06-21 Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House

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