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AB 1319 - Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (49-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits the use of bisphenol A in the production of bottles and cups intended for children 3 years of age or younger.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of any bottle or cup that contains bisphenol A at a detectable level of more than 0.1 parts per billion, if the bottle or cup is intended for children 3 years of age or younger (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the substitution of other carcinogenic substances for bisphenol A (Sec. 2).
  • Requires producers of bottles or cups intended for children 3 years of age or younger to use the least toxic alternative to bisphenol A (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this act shall not apply to bottles or containers intended for the general population (Sec. 2).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2013 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the use of bisphenol A in the production of bottles and cups intended for children 3 years of age and younger.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of any bottle or cup that contains bisphenol A at a detectable level of more than 0.1 parts per billion, if the bottle or cup is intended for children 3 years of age or younger (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the substitution of other carcinogenic substances for bisphenol A (Sec. 2).
  • Requires producers of bottles or cups intended for children 3 years of age or younger to use the least toxic alternative to bisphenol A (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this act shall not apply to bottles or containers intended for the general population (Sec. 2).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2013 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill limiting the use of Bisphenol-A in the production of bottles and cups intended for children three years of age and under.

Highlights:
  • Requires that the producers of baby bottles use the least toxic alternative to Bisphenol-A (Sec. 2).
  • Limits the maximum level of Bisphenol-A in a bottle to 0.1 parts per billion (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that the bill will take effect on July 1, 2013 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products

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