Stop Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Pollution

Last updated: Jul 15, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Lori Gramlich, House 13
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1503



UPDATE: Governor Mills allowed this bill to become law without her signature.


Representative Gramlich of Old Orchard Beach would require manufacturers of products with intentionally added perfluoroalkyl 6 and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, to report the presence of those substances in 7 those products to the Department of Environmental Protection beginning in 2023. This bill 8 also prohibits the sale of residential carpets or rugs, as well as the sale of fabric treatments, 9 that contain intentionally added PFAS beginning in 2023.