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HB 19-1279

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 18, 2019
  • Passed House Apr 18, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 30, 2019
  • Governor

Protect Public Health Firegfighter Safety Regulation PFAS Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

Abstract

Training and testing restrictions with certain firefighting foams - restriction on sale of certain firefighting foams - notification of chemicals in protective equipment -survey. The act prohibits the use of class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS foam) for training purposes or for testing firefighting foam fire systems and creates a civil penalty for doing so. The act also creates the "Firefighting Foams Control Act" (act) which: Prohibits the sale of PFAS foam in certain circumstances; Requires manufacturers of PFAS foam to notify sellers of the provisions of the act; Requires manufacturers to disclose whether the personal protective equipment they produce contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances; Allows for the department of public health and environment to request a certificate of compliance from a manufacturer of class B firefighting foam or firefighting personal protective equipment to ensure that those manufacturers are complying with the limitations on the manufacture of PFAS foam as set forth in the act; Creates a civil penalty for violating the provisions of the act; and Requires the department of public health and environment to conduct a survey to determine the amount of PFAS foam currently held, used, and disposed of by fire departments.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)

Tony Exum

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 17
Primary

Lois Landgraf

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 21
Primary

Dennis Hisey

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 2
Primary

Pete Lee

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 11
Primary

Votes


May 02, 2019

BILL

Pass

House

BILL

Pass

House

House

House

Actions


Jun 03, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 15, 2019

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

May 14, 2019

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

May 02, 2019

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Apr 30, 2019

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Apr 27, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Apr 26, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations

Apr 25, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Health & Human Services

Apr 18, 2019

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Health & Human Services

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 17, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 16, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Apr 11, 2019

House

House Committee on Energy & Environment Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Energy & Environment

Mar 27, 2019

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment

  • Introduction
Energy & Environment

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/16/2019) PDF
PA2 (04/26/2019) PDF
Introduced (03/27/2019) PDF
Engrossed (04/17/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (04/18/2019) PDF
Revised (04/27/2019) PDF
Rerevised (04/30/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/15/2019) PDF
Signed Act (06/03/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/15/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/10/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (07/22/2019) PDF

Sources

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