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SB 1713 - Bisphenol A (BPA) Ban - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Charles DeVore voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Charles DeVore made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (31-36) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (33-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Bisphenol A (BPA) Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or sale of any container intended to be filled with any liquid, food, or beverage to be consumed by children aged three years or younger that contains bisphenol A (BPA) at a level above 0.1 parts per billion until January 1, 2012, at which point the maximum concentration value is set at 0.5 parts per billion.

Highlights:
- Exempts containers carrying liquid, food, or beverages intended for consumption by the general public [sec. 3 (e)]. - Requires manufactures to use the least toxic alternative when replacing BPA [sec. 4 (a)].
Note:

NOTE: A MAJORITY OF THE TOTAL MEMBERS IN THE LEGISLATIVE BODY IS REQUIRED TO PASS A BILL: 41 MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY AND 21 MEMBERS OF THE SENATE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Bisphenol A (BPA) Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the production, sale, and distribution of any food or beverage container intended for children three years of age or younger that contains the chemical bisphenol-A in detectable levels.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the production, sale, and distribution of any toy or child care article containing di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), or benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) in concentrations exceeding 0.1 percent (Sec. 2). -Requires manufacturers to use the least toxic alternative when replacing bisphenol-A and phthalates (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Bisphenol A (BPA) Ban

Sponsors

  • Carole V. Migden (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Perata (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Sally J. Lieber (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fiona Ma (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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