MD HB581 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-2)
Status: Introduced on January 27 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the use of certain Class B fire fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of certain foam for fire fighting training; providing that the Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distribution of certain fire fighting foam or the use of certain fire fighting foam in certain operations; requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct a certain study; etc.

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Public Safety - Fire Fighting Foam and PFAS Chemicals



2020-02-10HouseUnfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
2020-02-05HouseHearing canceled
2020-01-28HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-27HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB420 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-30 - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Safety91002(n/a)See Bill Text

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