Protect Firefighters by Establishing a Prohibition on the Sale and Distribution of New Upholstered Furniture Containing Certain Flame-retardant Chemicals
|Sponsor:||Representative Walter Kumiega , House 134|
|Bill #:||LD 182|
UPDATE: The House and Senate voted to override this bill. It is now law and becomes effective 90 days post-adjournment.
UPDATE: The governor has vetoed this bill.
UPDATE: The Senate voted 34-1 in favor of the bill. The bill was sent to the Appropriations Committee.
UPDATE: This bill received strong support in the House with a 139-5 vote. We expect similar support in the Senate.
UPDATE: This bill remains tabled in committee.
This bill prohibits a person from selling or offering for sale or distributing for promotional purposes new upholstered furniture containing more than 0.1% of a flame-retardant chemical or containing more than 0.1% of a mixture that includes flame-retardant chemicals.