MD SB447 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 555
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of law regarding the importing, sale, or offering for sale of any child care product containing certain chemicals; establishing certain civil penalties; requiring the Secretary of Health to consider certain factors in determining the amount of a certain penalty; etc.

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Public Health - Products Containing a Flame-Retardant Chemical


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 96 N: 34 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-15 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 555
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (96-34)
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-16HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-03-16HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-03-15SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2020-03-14SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-14SenateFavorable with Amendments {187078/1 Adopted
2020-03-14SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-02-04SenateHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-27SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB424 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-18 - Referred Finance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General24306(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General24306.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments