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SB 1313 - Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (21-15) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (43-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or sale of any food contact substances that contain perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in any concentration exceeding ten parts per billion beginning January 1, 2010.

Highlights:
- Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with carcinogens rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as A, B, or C carcinogens, or substances listed as known, likely, or suggested of being human carcinogens [sec. 2 (108942) (a)]. - Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with reproductive toxicants that cause birth defects, reproductive harm, or developmental harm, as determined by the EPA or listed in the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 [sec. 2 (108942) (b)].
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (37-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or sale of any food contact substances that contain perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in any concentration exceeding ten parts per billion beginning January 1, 2010.

Highlights:
- Requires manufacturers to use the least toxic alternatives when replacing the existing PFCs [sec. 2 (108942) (a)]. - Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with carcinogens rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as A, B, or C carcinogens, or substances listed as known, likely, or suggested of being human carcinogens [sec. 2 (108942) (b)]. - Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with reproductive toxicants that cause birth defects, reproductive harm, or developmental harm, as determined by the EPA or listed in the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 [sec. 2 (108942) (c)].
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: Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or sale of any food contact substances that contain perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in any concentration exceeding ten parts per billion beginning January 1, 2010.

Highlights:
- Requires manufacturers to use nontoxic alternatives when replacing the existing PFCs [sec. 2 (108942) (a)]. - Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with carcinogens rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as A, B, or C carcinogens, or substances listed as known, likely, or suggested of being human carcinogens [sec. 2 (108942) (b)]. - Prohibits manufacturers from replacing PFCs with reproductive toxicants that cause birth defects, reproductive harm, or developmental harm, as determined by the EPA or listed in the California Safe Drinking Water Act [sec. 2 (108942) (c)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Perfluorochemical (PFC) Ban

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