HB 479 DE 149

Session
149
Sponsors
Name D John A. Kowalko
Name D David P. Sokola
Co-Sponsors
Name D Margaret Rose Henry
Name R David L. Wilson

Title

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF HARMFUL FLAME RETARDANTS.

Summary

This Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of upholstered residential furniture and children's products that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. People who are not in the business of selling these products and nonprofits are exempted from this Act. These flame retardants have been found to cause cancer, particularly to firefighters who are extinguishing fires that involve products that contain these chemicals. This Act takes effect on July 1, 2019.

Bill Text

Bill Activity

  • Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House

Votes

No votes recorded on HB 479.